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Sizing ocean giants: patterns of intraspecific size variation in marine megafauna
31 citations · 85,597 views · 4,303 downloads
Boxer crabs induce asexual reproduction of their associated sea anemones by splitting and intraspecific theft
2 citations · 37,337 views · 869 downloads
Sequencing at sea: challenges and experiences in Ion Torrent PGM sequencing during the 2013 Southern Line Islands Research Expedition
7 citations · 16,473 views · 4,392 downloads
Ship noise extends to frequencies used for echolocation by endangered killer whales
23 citations · 12,068 views · 2,481 downloads
ezRAD: a simplified method for genomic genotyping in non-model organisms
75 citations · 11,633 views · 2,667 downloads
Weight–length relationships and Fulton’s condition factors of skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) in the western and central Pacific Ocean
14 citations · 1,694 views · 10,900 downloads
Isthminia panamensis, a new fossil inioid (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Chagres Formation of Panama and the evolution of ‘river dolphins’ in the Americas
14 citations · 10,980 views · 1,213 downloads
Indirect effects of overfishing on Caribbean reefs: sponges overgrow reef-building corals
35 citations · 10,076 views · 1,649 downloads
Gooseneck barnacles (Lepas spp.) ingest microplastic debris in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre
63 citations · 9,814 views · 1,667 downloads
A comprehensive investigation of mesophotic coral ecosystems in the Hawaiian Archipelago
20 citations · 10,119 views · 1,197 downloads

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140 days ago
We're thrilled to announce that our video https://t.co/4KzXgJ6ddo won 1st place in @ocean180video challenge! Watch the video and then learn more about #parrotfish on #coralreefs in the source paper https://t.co/cLEN4swRDy @TseLynn @StevenMcMurray @vicentejan

Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems in Hawaii #coralreef #深海珊瑚 https://t.co/Yw3XXeKLrU via @thePeerJ

416 days ago
Boxer Crabs are the first known animals to stimulate another to reproduce. They host anemones like boxing gloves ... https://t.co/A4LNjKXKUt

Ship noise extends to frequencies used for echolocation by endangered killer whales TC4032 Hydrophone https://t.co/x4gaAqHELx https://t.co/6pDYZ3133o

@NHM_London ...and plenty to choose from in this great round-up of "ocean giants" by @DrCraigMc & co, ofc :) - https://t.co/3Ht4K96GbB

486 days ago
River dolphins evolved independently on different continents & even within S. America. See also @PyensonLab review: https://t.co/AyxL5w3Yrp https://t.co/vt4hEJS6TD

Deutsche Welle: "When boxer crabs fight, anemones are the real winners"
http://www.dw.com/en/when-boxer-crabs-fight-anemones-are-the-real-winners/a-37348358

The Guardian: "Scientists discover hidden world of Hawaii's coral 'twilight zone'"
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/04/scientists-discover-hidden-world-of-hawaiis-coral-twilight-zone

The Guardian: "Ships' noise is serious problem for killer whales and dolphins, report finds"
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/feb/02/ships-noise-is-serious-problem-for-killer-whales-and-dolphins-report-finds

Media coverage by Earthtouch
http://www.earthtouchnews.com/discoveries/fossils/this-ancient-species-discovery-finally-explains-where-river-dolphins-come-from

Coverage in National Geographic by Ed Yong
http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/01/13/how-big-are-the-biggest-squid-whales-sharks-jellyfish/

SDSU Team Is First to Use DNA Sequencer at Sea
http://timesofsandiego.com/tech/2014/08/19/sdsu-team-first-use-dna-sequencer-sea/

An ecosystem of our own making could pose a threat
http://www.latimes.com/science/la-sci-plastisphere-20131228,0,811701.story#axzz2pIyvBcjH