News tagged with ocean biology

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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An enigmatic problem in marine ecology uncovered

A new research paper from an international and interdisciplinary team, published in the journal Ecography, has uncovered the mystery behind the relationship between the duration of the open water period and the geographic covera ...

dateMay 10, 2011 in Ecology
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Understanding patterns of seafloor biomass

Analysis of a comprehensive database has revealed strong links between biological productivity in the surface oceans and patterns of biomass and abundance at the seafloor, helping to explain large regional ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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