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November 17, 2012
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Genetic Patterns of Deep-Sea Coral Provide Insights into Evolution of Marine Life

Patterns Also Shed Light on How Environmental Disturbances Affect Aquatic Organisms The ability of deep-sea corals to harbor a broad array of marine life, including commercially important fish species, make these habitat-forming organisms of immediate interest to conservationists, managers, and … Continue reading

February 19, 2012
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Clam Fields Found at Deep, Low-Temperature Mariana Vents

Scientists have marveled at the unusual life forms thriving at high temperature hydrothermal vents of the deep ocean. Now the discovery of clam communities near lower temperature vents in the Mariana Trench is providing information about both the biogeography of … Continue reading

June 29, 2011
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Rare Deep-Water Giant Squid from South Florida Brought to UF for Research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers received a rare 25-foot-long, deep-water giant squid Monday, the only one of its kind in the collections of the Florida Museum of Natural History. Recovered by recreational fishermen who found the creature floating … Continue reading

January 28, 2011
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Scientists Determine What Makes an Orangutan an Orangutan

*New map of the genetic code of endangered orangutans yields important new conservation tools and insights into evolution* For the first time, scientists have mapped the genome–the genetic code–of orangutans. This new tool may be used to support efforts to … Continue reading