News tagged with coral

Reef sharks prefer bite-size meals

Sharks have a reputation for having voracious appetites, but a new study shows that most coral reef sharks eat prey that are smaller than a cheeseburger.

dateFeb 22, 2016 in Ecology
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Are conservation efforts for coral reefs misguided?

A recent global analysis indicates that more than half of coral reefs are located less than 30 minutes from the nearest human settlement, but these reefs are receiving less protection than reefs located farter away from people. ...

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Environment
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Ocean oases: How islands support more sea-life

A 60 year-old theory to explain why seas surrounding islands and atolls are particularly productive has just been proven by a marine biologist from Bangor University's School of Ocean Science, working with a colleague at ...

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Environment
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'Extreme' corals could hold key to species survival

After months of planning there is one thing even the most prepared expedition leader can't control: the weather. For UTS marine biologist, Associate Professor David Suggett, the stakes are high. He and a team of his researchers ...

dateFeb 08, 2016 in Environment
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