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Marine Biology

Marine Biology is a science that deals with the animals, plants and other organisms that live and depend on bodies of saltwater, such as seas and oceans, for food and other necessities.


Marine Biology Articles

Epibiota associated with setae on Chinese mitten crab claws (Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne-Edwards, 1853): a first record
Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne-Edwards, 1853 is a non-native species found in European waters.

Date: 13 Jul 2009, Rating: 1.00, 8 pages

Expansion of the North American amphipod Gammarus tigrinus Sexton, 1939 to the Neva Estuary (easternmost Baltic Sea)
The North American gammaridean amphipod, Gammarus tigrinus, was found in the easternmost part of the Baltic Sea (Neva Estuary) near a new oil terminal.

Date: 13 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated, 2 pages

Species – area relationships for sandy beach macrobenthos in the context of intertidal width
The marine species richness (MSR) recorded in 159 sandy beach surveys was
analysed in relation to beach width (W).

Date: 13 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated, 6 pages

Half Of US Coral Reefs In 'Poor' Or 'Fair' Condition, NOAA Report States
Nearly half of U.S. coral reef ecosystems are considered to be in "poor" or "fair" condition according to a new NOAA analysis of the health of coral reefs under U.S. jurisdiction.

Date: 9 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated

Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary In Fair Condition, Facing Emerging Threats
A new NOAA report on the health of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary indicates that the overall condition of the sanctuary’s marine life and habitats is fair.

Date: 9 Jul 2009, Rating: 3.00

Whales Set To Chase Shrinking Feed Zones
Endangered migratory whales will be faced with shrinking crucial Antarctic foraging zones which will contain less food and will be further away, a new analysis of the impacts of climate change on Southern Ocean whales has found.

Date: 9 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated

Reviewing Scientists Say Proposed Conservation Measures Unlikely To Help Whales
Ocean sanctuaries are unlikely to fully protect whales

Date: 9 Jul 2009, Rating: 1.00

Elevated Water Temperature and Acidity Boost Growth of Key Sea Star Species, UBC Researchers
New research by UBC zoologists indicates that elevated water temperatures and heightened concentrations of carbon dioxide can dramatically increase the growth rate of a keystone species of sea star.

Date: 9 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated

Threats To California's Cordell Bank Marine Sanctuary
A new NOAA report on the health of Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary indicates that the overall condition of the sanctuary’s marine life and habitats is fair to good, but identifies several emerging threats to sanctuary resources.

Date: 9 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated

Ocean temperature predicts spread of marine species
Scientists can predict how the distance marine larvae travel varies with ocean temperature - a key component in conservation and management of fish, shellfish and other marine species...

Date: 9 Jul 2009, Rating: 5.00

Census of Marine Life: Making Ocean Life Count
Burgeoning marine life database tops 5 million records, 38,000 species

Date: 17 Feb 2008, Rating: 3.00

Life's a beach
Scientists at Plymouth Marine Laboratory are developing new methods to rapidly assess the biodiversity of living organisms on beaches and other marine environments.

Date: 17 Feb 2008, Rating: 5.00

Marine pathogens spread much faster than their terrestrial counterparts
It has become increasingly clear that pathogen epidemics are as significant a component of marine systems

Date: 17 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

ESF Launches New Vision on Marine Science in the European Research Area
European Science Foundation Marine Board transmits its strategic report Integrating Marine Science in Europe to EU Commissioner Philippe Busquin in Brussels.

Date: 17 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Rare, Tiny Ocean Find In West Australian Waters
A miniscule marine creature caught during a recent Indian Ocean research voyage is believed to be the first of its kind identified in the Southern Hemisphere

Date: 17 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Seasonal and spatial variability of surface seawater fluorescence properties in the Baltic and Nordic Seas: results of lidar experiments
The paper analyses experimental measurements of laser-induced fluorescence (LIF) spectra in different seawaters.

Date: 6 Aug 2007, Rating: not rated, 7 pages

The fate of nitrogen fixed by diazotrophs in the ocean
This paper seeks to synthesize what is known about the fate of diazotrophic production in the environment.

Date: 6 Aug 2007, Rating: not rated, 11 pages

Metal–organic complexation in the marine environment
The authors discuss the voltammetric methods that are used to assess metal–organic complexation in seawater.

Date: 5 Aug 2007, Rating: 3.00, 6 pages

Impact of polychaetes (Nereis spp. and Arenicola marina) on carbon biogeochemistry in coastal marine sediments
This paper attempts to review the current knowledge on the impact of common intertidal polychaetes, Nereis spp. and Arenicola marina, on fluxes and reaction rates involving carbon in coastal sediments.

Date: 5 Aug 2007, Rating: 5.00, 9 pages

Life and death on the coral reef: an ecological perspective on scholarly publishing in the health sciences
Reflecting patterns evident in past Janet Doe lectures, the 2004 address draws on the foundations of biology to provide a model that offers insights into the advent of electronic publications and choices for the future

Date: 5 Aug 2007, Rating: 4.50, 11 pages