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Climate change threatens to make starfish

Climate change threatens to make starfish extinct with serious ecological consequences

Climate projections on the future of the oceans cast many doubts on the survival of starfish, among the most important echinoderms capable of mitigating the ecological effects of other species. Within just eighty years, our seas and oceans risk losing some of the most famous and beautiful marine species that exist, due to the danger …

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How to save a whale

How to save a whale

The ocean is famous for its endlessness and its calm. And yet sometimes everything happens at once. Thousands of dolphins appear around the ship and race past the bow back down. “I want one for a pet!” calls a boy on deck. In the background, a freighter moves lazily through the channel in front of …

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Scientists filmed nurse sharks eating for the first time

They walk on fins and stand on their heads. Scientists filmed nurse sharks eating for the first time

Over 8 months of observation, the researchers found five behaviors of sharks associated with feeding and not only. Sharks have been roaming the world’s oceans for millions of years – as a rule, these powerful ancient creatures move only up and down the water column, but some of them have developed the skill of walking, …

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Due to the warming in California, many invertebrates have died

Abnormal heat wave has long-term effects on marine ecosystems, researchers say Specialists from the University of California studied in detail the consequences of abnormal warming of water, reports Communications Biology. 8 years ago, an area of abnormally warm water formed off the coast of California. It’s called “The Drop”. She kept for two years. Marine …

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horseshoe crabs

Scientists discover how horseshoe crabs see through their shells

Horseshoe crabs are real living fossils that have changed little over the past few hundred million years. Among their unique features are eyes protruding from the outside of a large carapace while the rest of the animal is hidden inside. The new article describes the horseshoe crab’s unique eye structure, which greatly distinguishes it from …

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Spanish aquaculture is the flagship in Europe

Spanish aquaculture is the flagship in Europe

Spanish aquaculture maintains its leadership in Europe. Behind this milestone is a centuries-old tradition, avant-garde companies committed to protecting the environment and fruitful research work. The turnover of fisheries, exceeding 500 million euros per year, strengthens the leadership of Spanish aquaculture as a key activity for future food security. 27% of all European aquaculture production …

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China Launches Blue Sea 2022 Marine Ecology Campaign

China Launches Blue Sea 2022 Marine Ecology Campaign

Special Law Enforcement Campaign Focuses on Strengthening Marine Ecology and the Development and Use of Natural Resources. The campaign, codenamed “Blue Sea 2022”, was jointly initiated by the China Coast Guard (CCG), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Ecology and Environmental Protection, and the National Forestry and Grassland Administration of China. …

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Fishing in the Southern Ocean: scientists call for a moratorium

On October 20, in the journal Science, ten scientists called for the signing of a moratorium temporarily banning industrial fishing activities in the Southern Ocean. Their recent studies indeed confirm that the current levels of fishing, added to global warming, have devastating effects on these waters, which are nevertheless essential to the planet. “The Southern …

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lobsters tracked using an acoustic telemetry network

In Brittany, lobsters tracked using an acoustic telemetry network

Bass, pollack, lobsters… since May 2022, Ifremer has been carrying out fish tagging missions in Brittany and Normandy. In total, more than 300 fish are tracked using an acoustic telemetry network. The first results are expected in early 2023. Since May 2022, Ifremer has been carrying out sea bass, pollack and lobster tagging missions on …

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