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Moray eels enjoy surf ‘n turf with a surprise second set of jaws
A hidden second set of jaws enables them to gobble prey on land.
This WWII shipwreck hosts an underwater kingdom of bacteria
Iron-eating bacteria were among the thousands of microbes dwelling within the shipwreck.
Northern California’s coasts are turning into underwater deserts
Urchin barrens are the new normal in the once-flourishing ecosystem.
New global climate report shows we need to help our oceans help us
The carbon dioxide in our atmosphere is changing the seas, but we could turn things around.
Magnificent ocean ghost stuns scientists
The rare and mysterious Deepstaria jellyfish looks like a cross between a plastic bag and a Victorian spectre.
For picky eaters like the parrotfish, climate change is bad news
They make our white sand beaches beautiful, but our actions are poised to wipe them out.
Everything you need to know about shark bites
Sharks: They're just not that into you.
Plastic chemicals could harm the ocean bacteria that produce 10 percent of our oxygen
Leachates are toxic to the most numerous photosynthesizing organisms in the world.
Watch ‘giant pill bugs’ burrow inside this alligator carcass for legitimate scientific reasons
The first recorded "reptile fall" is a real feast.
These Chinese fossil deposits shed light on an explosive period in evolution
Tracking the Cambrian Explosion, when the oceans first filled with complex animal life.