In 2017, scientists from Museums Victoria, the CSIRO and NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub returned from a 31-day, deep sea voyage from Launceston to Brisbane, having uncovered a collection of weird and frightful creatures from 4000 m below the surface. More than one third of the creatures found during the research expedition were previously unknown to science.
Take a tour of the world’s deadliest sea creatures with these amazing images from Deadly Oceans: In Search Of The Deadliest Sea Creatures, a new book by conservation-led underwater photographers, biologists and journalists, Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown. Some of them might surprise you!
Rising CO2 levels can inhibit coral reef growth and starve associated animals, a new study shows.
The oceans are filled with sounds produced by animals. However, a recent study shows that ocean sounds are diminishing due to nutrient pollution and ocean acidification.
Previously considered an anomaly or sign of sickness, a new study has found hammerheads swim on their side due to an evolutionary trait.