News tagged with marine biology

Hitchhiking snails fly from ocean to ocean

Smithsonian scientists and colleagues report that snails successfully crossed Central America, long considered an impenetrable barrier to marine organisms, twice in the past million years -- both times probably ...

dateSep 14, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Tracking top marine predators in a dynamic ocean

Like the vast African plains, two huge expanses of the North Pacific Ocean are major corridors of life, attracting an array of marine predators in predictable seasonal patterns, according to final results from the Census ...

dateJun 29, 2011 in Ecology
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