About 100 birds in the San Francisco Bay area have died from hypothermia after being covered in a mysterious goo.
There are clear signs that humans are beginning to damage oceans on an unprecedented scale, say scientists in new research.
While in pursuit of a poaching vessel, a conservation ships encounters a creature never caught live on camera before.
The footage captured by Oceanlab depicts a type of snailfish at 26,722 feet deep, the greatest depth at which a fish has ever been observed.
The 248-million-year-old fossil belongs to a group of mysterious early Triassic marine reptiles.
We pooled our favorite images from NOAA this year, showing off 12 shots of raging seas, marine life and other surprising underwater finds.
The harlequin filefish smells like coral instead of dinner to things that would like to eat it.
More than 1,000 mutilated marine mammals thought to have been victimized by humans were attacked by another marine mammal with a cuddly reputation.
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