Skulls of at least some baleen whales have acoustic properties that capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones.
A paddle boarder went out in search of an encounter with orcas and got his wish when a peaceful pod interacted with him.
Despite their incredible adaptations to being underwater, animals such as dolphins and seals are physiologically challenged by holding their breath while exercising.
A state wildlife volunteer is able to capture video footage of the little-seen marine mammal.
Weddell seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate among the holes in the ice it needs to find in order to breathe.
We pooled our favorite images from NOAA this year, showing off 12 shots of raging seas, marine life and other surprising underwater finds.
The rarest and most endangered marine mammal in the world is on the brink of disappearing, new research suggests.
The small, endangered, non-migratory population has been home cooking for tens of thousands of years.
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