A new study carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Queensland has found that the Porites cylindrica variety of coral have an in-built mechanism that protects them in environments ...
When it comes to helping each other out, it turns out that some fish are better at it than previously thought.
New Queensland research is indicating that green turtles living near urban and farming areas are absorbing possibly thousands of chemicals.
Warmer-than-normal ocean temperatures around Hawaii this year will likely lead to the worst coral bleaching the islands have ever seen, scientists said Friday.
James Cook University scientists in Australia have made a breakthrough in the war against a deadly enemy of the Great Barrier Reef.
Populations of marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish have dropped by about half in the past four decades, with fish critical to human food suffering some of the greatest declines, WWF warned Wednesday.
On the coral reef, knowing who's your friend and who's your enemy can sometimes be a little complicated.
University of Queensland researchers have discovered the presence of the bluestreak cleaner wrasse increases the number of juvenile fish on reefs.
As the ocean absorbs atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) released by the burning of fossil fuels, its chemistry is changing. The CO2 reacts with water molecules, lowering the ocean's pH in a process known as ocean acidification. ...