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Coral Morphologic 2

Coral Morphologic 2

We are pleased to present Coral Morphologic 2, an album of nine records inspired by the corals’ cosmic ability to synchronize their lives to Earth’s daily rotation upon its axis, the Moon’s monthly trip around Earth, and Earth’s yearly orbit of the Sun.…

Are fish the greatest athletes on the planet?


Are fish the greatest athletes on the planet?


Have you ever failed at catching a fast fish like this sixline wrasse? Don’t feel badly; it’s simply a better athlete than you are. Photo by Brian Gratwicke

It turns out that fish are far more effective at delivering oxygen throughout their body than almost any other animal, giving them the athletic edge over other species.

Tropical fish evolve at incredible rates but not necessarily the ‘right’ genes


Tropical fish evolve at incredible rates but not necessarily the 'right' genes


Kimberly Hughes is a professor of Biological Science at Florida State University. Photo by Ray Stanyard (FSU)

From Florida State University:


FSU researcher: Change in environment can lead to rapid evolution

A new Florida State University study is giving researchers a glimpse at how organisms from fish to flowers to tumors evolve in response to rapid environmental change.

MASNA’s 2015 Membership Drive

From the Marine Aquarium Society of North America:


 

MASNA Membership Drive 2015

The excitement has begun as MASNA starts their membership drive for 2015.

As a member of the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America you will become part of the largest non-profit organization of marine aquarium hobbyists and clubs.

Box jellyfish fish for their food

It’s an impressive feat by any standards, but particularly so for an animal that doesn’t have a defined brain.

The laboratory-based study of Carukia barnesi, the tiny but deadly Irukandji jellyfish, was conducted at James Cook University’s Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine in Cairns.

New research reveals first warm-blooded fish 


New research reveals first warm-blooded fish


This is an opah caught during a NOAA Fisheries survey off the California Coast. CREDIT: NOAA Fisheries/Southwest Fisheries Science Center

The silvery fish, roughly the size of a large automobile tire, is known from oceans around the world and dwells hundreds of feet beneath the surface in chilly, dimly lit waters.

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