Loose skin and 'slack volume' protect Hagfish from shark bites

Lizards of Oz take toll on turtle eggs

Scientists call for improved technologies to save imperiled California salmon

The oldest plesiosaur was a strong swimmer

A single sand grain harbors up to 100,000 microorganisms from thousands of species

Habitat counts when predators lurk

UVB radiation influences behavior of sticklebacks

The public fear sharks less when they understand their behavior

Fish and ships: Vessel traffic reduces communication ranges for Atlantic cod, haddock

Plankton swim against the current

Native fish species at risk following water removal from the Colorado River

Marine scientists lead comprehensive review of giant clams species worldwide

World-first uses satellites, ocean models to explain Antarctic seafloor biodiversity

'Smoke rings' in the ocean could 'suck-up' small creatures and send them 'flying'

Sandy claws: Like holiday enthusiasts, majoid crabs decorate their shells

Marine mammal beachings not likely due to space weather

Study finds ways to avoid hidden dangers of accumulated stresses on seagrass

Marine organisms can shred a plastic bag into 1.75 million pieces, study shows

Life of an albatross: Tackling individuality in studies of populations

Heart monitors on wild narwhals reveal alarming responses to stress

It's all in the ears: Inner ears of extinct sea monsters mirror those of today's animals

One wet winter can shake up San Francisco Bay's invasive species

Novel lenses enable X-ray microscopy with record resolution

Satellite tracking provides clues about South Atlantic sea turtles' 'lost years'

Unique field survey yields first big-picture view of deep-sea food webs