A new study reveals that these fish fluoresce more in deep water, a technique that allows them to convert blue-green light into red or yellow light.
The school of fish measured about 50 feet wide and 325 feet long, and could have contained anywhere from 1 million to 100 million fish.
Study of stickleback fish finds they recognize each other if they have been housed together.
Ferocious-looking sand tiger sharks appear to respect, and are even curious about, scuba divers who respect them.
A visualization by NOAA drives home the amount of damage that humans are doing to the world's oceans. Continue reading →
As NOAA's '30 Days of the Ocean' draw to a close this weekend, we take a look at some of its wonderful underwater camera work.
Is anything ever drab under the sea? Fish don't ever seem to dress down -- they're as colorful as possible, always decked out. That, of course, makes us wonder why.
An expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument would protect one of the few large unspoiled sections of ocean waters on the planet. Continue reading →
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