Tag: Starfish Extinction
Plunge into the concerning issue of starfish extinction and the impact of disease outbreaks on these iconic marine invertebrates. Learn about the ecological role of starfish in marine ecosystems, including their predation on sea urchins and algae. Explore the factors contributing to starfish population declines, such as sea star wasting disease. Discover the significance of starfish conservation in maintaining balanced marine food webs. Stay informed about research and restoration efforts aimed at protecting starfish populations and preserving their vital role in coastal ecosystems.
Read More: Climate change threatens to make starfish extinct with serious ecological consequences.
Climate projections for the future of the oceans cast many doubts on the survival of starfish, which are 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…
Hidden amidst the sands of Changi’s shoreline, a sea anemone bearing a resemblance to a light-colored strawberry has recently been recognized as a novel species by local researchers. Unveiling the Mysteries of the Tiger Anemone Dubbed the “tiger anemone” due to its distinctive striping and its aptitude to consume prey larger than its size, the… READ MORE >>>>
A Breathtaking Natural Event Witnessed by Researchers Andi Cross & Janine Barker Having lived in Australia for five years and immersed myself in its oceanic environment, it was inevitable that I would hear stories about South Australia. Splitting opinions, half the people I engaged with were captivated by this oceanic realm, while the other half… READ MORE >>>>
New research suggests that Earth’s oceans are experiencing a shift in color, and climate breakdown is likely the driving force behind this phenomenon. The once deep blue sea is gradually transforming into a greener hue, particularly in low latitude regions near the equator. The Significance of Ocean Color “The significance of this issue lies not… READ MORE >>>>
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