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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.

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) – Just 20 miles away from Savannah’s shores, Discovery Channel caught something unusual last year – and it has nothing to do with sharks.

The video above shows a rare sight – a group of dolphins that literally beach themselves in shallow areas to catch fish. ...Read more

Largest Northern Anchovy school seen off Scripps in more than 30 years.

A massive school of Northern Anchovy formed a dark band off La Jolla on July 8, 2014. Scripps scientists, who haven't seen such an aggregation in more than 30 years, said it is unclear why...Read more

A record-breaking school of mobular rays has arrived off the coast of Baja.   Possibly the largest gathering of rays in the world and no one knows why. ...Read more

 "Thar he blows!" In a scene straight out of Moby Dick, a rare white whale is back and putting on a show for his fans off the eastern coast of Australia this week.

First spotted on Tuesday, the albino humpback has been nicknamed "Migaloo" by researchers who track his movements....Read more

Did you know that thousands of enormous shipping containers are lost from cargo vessels each year? Researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute use deep-sea robots to study the life that grows around these containers. Learn more: ...Read more

This video describes four new species of carnivorous sponges from the Northeast Pacific Ocean that were discovered by MBARI scientists. Carnivorous feeding in sponges is an adaption to the food poor deep-sea environment, where filter feeding -- the typical way sponges feed -- is energetically...Read more

A very entertaining and educational presentation about octopus.  Filmed at Monterey Bay Aquarium and compiled from lots of sources. Hope you enjoy this video as much as we did.  ...Read more