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April 29, 2013
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Tiny Grazers Play Key Role in Marine Ecosystem Health

LAFAYETTE – Tiny sea creatures no bigger than a thumbtack are being credited for playing a key role in helping provide healthy habitats for many kinds of seafood, according to a new study by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science … Continue reading

May 17, 2012
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Counting Horseshoe Crabs

Marine science majors conduct field research with horseshoe crab census Wearing sneakers and rain boots, University of Delaware freshmen got their feet wet as marine biologists recently while counting horseshoe crabs along the Delaware Bay. The students participated in a … Continue reading

June 16, 2011
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Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Severely Impairs Reproduction in Atlantic Croaker, Researchers Find

AUSTIN, Texas — Atlantic croaker living in the large Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone” exhibit severe reproductive impairment with potential long-term impacts on the fish’s population abundance, researchers from The University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute have found. … Continue reading

December 7, 2010
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‘Undersea Methane Could be Contributor to Increased Ocean Acidity’

A North Carolina State University researcher is part of a team which has found that methane from “cold seeps” – undersea areas where fluids bubble up through sediments at the bottom of the ocean – could be contributing to the … Continue reading