Aquatic Biology

Sizing ocean giants: patterns of intraspecific size variation in marine megafauna
27 citations · 82,649 views · 4,039 downloads
Boxer crabs induce asexual reproduction of their associated sea anemones by splitting and intraspecific theft
2 citations · 36,630 views · 807 downloads
Sequencing at sea: challenges and experiences in Ion Torrent PGM sequencing during the 2013 Southern Line Islands Research Expedition
7 citations · 15,230 views · 4,019 downloads
ezRAD: a simplified method for genomic genotyping in non-model organisms
69 citations · 11,124 views · 2,576 downloads
Ship noise extends to frequencies used for echolocation by endangered killer whales
18 citations · 10,883 views · 2,316 downloads
Isthminia panamensis, a new fossil inioid (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Chagres Formation of Panama and the evolution of ‘river dolphins’ in the Americas
13 citations · 10,401 views · 1,177 downloads
Indirect effects of overfishing on Caribbean reefs: sponges overgrow reef-building corals
30 citations · 9,538 views · 1,567 downloads
Weight–length relationships and Fulton’s condition factors of skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) in the western and central Pacific Ocean
13 citations · 1,453 views · 9,490 downloads
Gooseneck barnacles (Lepas spp.) ingest microplastic debris in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre
58 citations · 9,123 views · 1,562 downloads
Architecture of the sperm whale forehead facilitates ramming combat
4 citations · 9,554 views · 944 downloads

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24 days ago
We're thrilled to announce that our video won 1st place in @ocean180video challenge! Watch the video and then learn more about #parrotfish on #coralreefs in the source paper @TseLynn @StevenMcMurray @vicentejan

300 days ago
Boxer Crabs are the first known animals to stimulate another to reproduce. They host anemones like boxing gloves ...

Ship noise extends to frequencies used for echolocation by endangered killer whales TC4032 Hydrophone

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

370 days ago
River dolphins evolved independently on different continents & even within S. America. See also @PyensonLab review:

Deutsche Welle: "When boxer crabs fight, anemones are the real winners" "Hard whale heads sink ships—or can they?"

The Guardian: "Ships' noise is serious problem for killer whales and dolphins, report finds"

Media coverage by Earthtouch

Coverage in National Geographic by Ed Yong

SDSU Team Is First to Use DNA Sequencer at Sea

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