• Climate change to create strange bedfellows on deep ocean reefs

    Warming ocean temperatures over the next 40 years are predicted to create novel combinations of marine life on deep ocean reefs that are unlike deep reef communities today.  In research published in the journal Nature Climate Change, a team of Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) scientists studied...
  • Recordings spout secrets behind blue whale behaviour

    Researchers are using underwater microphones to interpret and characterize the calls of blue whales swimming through Southern California’s oceans, revealing new insights into the behavior of these endangered marine mammals, according to new research. Stretching nearly 30 meters (100 feet) long and weighing up to 172 metric tons (190...