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Why levels of mercury in fish vary

"It has to do with where they are feeding in the water column and what they're eating," said Anela Choy, University of Hawaii-Manoa

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Cephalopods traumatized by ocean noise

Noise pollution in the oceans has been shown to cause physical and behavioral changes in marine life, especially in dolphins and whales, which rely on sound for daily activities.

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2,000 Year-old Deep-sea Black Corals call Gulf of Mexico Home

“The fact that the animals live continuously for thousands of years amazes me,” said Dr. Nancy Prouty of the U.S. Geological Survey Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, who analyzed the coral samples that were collected by the USGS and colleagues as part of several ongoing deep-sea coral ecosystem studies between 2003 and 2009. “Despite living at 300 meters and deeper, these animals are sensitive to what is going on in the surface ocean because they are feeding on organic matter that rapidly sinks to the sea floor.

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Miflex Xtreme Diving Hoses

They recently launched two new eye-catching cool colours - a vivid red and a bright white.

Both colours were added following customer requests and are already being snapped up by divers across the world.

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Oceanic BioLite BCD

Weighting in at a meagre 5.5lbs (size Large) the Oceanic BioLite benefits from a clean straightforward design that focuses on providing the diver with comfort and convenience.

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Geographic Distribution

Lumped together in more meaningful regions the numbers roughly break down in the following distribution.
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X-Ray Mag #40

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Why Do White Sharks Bite People?

Several theories have been put forward by experts as to why white sharks sometimes bite people. In this article we examine three of the most prominent theories and look at why most of these incidents are non-fatal.

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Victory for Florida’s threatened and endangered sea turtles

According to the settlement, FEMA must consult with the U.S.

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The Flexible Ad Package

The conventional old-school way of running ads:

Conventionally, the size of a package deal would remain fixed for the duration of the contract.

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US Virgin Islands researchers explore vibrant, deep coral reefs

Researchers from the Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES) have reported on part of a scientific examination of deep coral ecosystems south of St Thomas and St John, an area known as the southeastern Puerto Rican Shelf.

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Porter Case PCi

After years of struggling through airports with a hundred plus pounds of dive gear and underwater camera equipment, I have finally found a case that allows me to get my gear from the curb to the counter with ease.

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Wreck of USS Revenge found by divers near Rhode Island

The divers claim to have found other relics that fit the time period from when the ship sank — cannons, an anchor and other metal objects — but have yet to find anything that definitely identifies the ship as the USS Revenge — such as the ship's b

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World’s first climate change observatory

The Coral Proto Free Ocean Carbon Enrichment (CP-FOCE) system was designed to add low pH water into experimental chambers on the reef to stimulate pH levels predicted to occur on coral reefs in the next 50-100 years.

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Whale sharks use math to stay afloat

Sharks are known to ‘dive’ frequently through the water column and many functions have been attributed to the behaviour, such as thermoregulation, search and reduction of the COT.

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