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Manta and mobula rays span the tropics of the world and are among the most captivating and charismatic of marine species. However, their survival is severely threatened by growing fisheries pressure driven by demand for the gill rakers that the animals use to filter feed.

The group of...Read more

Where do squid, jellyfish and other sea creatures begin life? The story of a sea urchin reveals a stunningly beautiful saga of fertilization, development and growth in the ocean depths.Read more

Monterey Bay Aquarium pioneered the captive care and breeding of jellyfish for display and education.  They have provided millions of visitiors an opportunity to get up close to these beautiful creatures. 

Get an up-close look at the delicate sea nettles in the...Read more

The creature was spotted more than 4,000 feet under water off the Angola coast by a BP energy team. The team had been using a remotely operated deep-sea vehicle (ROV) for oil well maintenance, according to the journal New Scientist.

The species nicknamed "flying spaghetti monster," was...Read more

PT Hirschfield and some friends were diving near the Blairgowrie Pier in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, in Australia when they encountered a most...Read more

It is a scene that is rarely captured on video -- a super pod of gray whales swimming together off the coast of Southern California.

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New MIT exhibit features high-speed underwater photography by former aquanaut Grace Young. 

Grace Young ’14 had been scuba diving in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary for more than three hours when the weight of her gear began taking its toll. Young was resting her head on...Read more

With its gaping mouth, needle-sharp teeth, and slightly startled expression, the black sea devil anglerfish seems tailor-made for the spotlight.

And in...Read more

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