Ireland has corals, and they live on the edge of a submarine canyon

New study finds that cold water corals can survive in extreme conditions – within a submarine…

Life discovered in hot, deep ocean sediments

An international research team has discovered single-celled microorganisms where they didn’t expect. Researchers have found organisms…

Deep-sea expedition discovers lots of new species

After five years and 45 research expeditions with researchers from 13 countries, the world’s largest oceanic…

Sharks have social networks

Despite their ‘loner’ reputation, some sharks form social groups with bonds that can last for years.…

Building virtual reefs for science

The traditional way for marine biologists to study coral reefs is to scuba dive for an…

This limpet may be evolving to avoid humans

Across the Hawaiian archipelago, ‘opihi appear to be growing flatter and darker to evade our grasp.…

Impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on marine life

A reduction in shipping is having a positive effect on aquatic mammals. However, an increase in…

Four things we (still) don’t know about the ocean

Whilst the Kraken may not exist, there are still plenty that’s unknown to us about the…

Stunning images of technicolor organisms in cold, dark waters

You could be forgiven for thinking that the frigid seas of the far north are “lifeless…

Tiny new seahorse species discovered

A rather mysterious new species of tiny seahorse has been discovered in waters off South Africa. The…