Tagged With Marine Animals

Photos show a rare, 14-foot giant squid that washed ashore in South Africa


32 award-winning underwater photos reveal a troupe of tiny seahorses, a hot-pink sea slug, and fish living in beer bottles


We've put the heat equivalent of 3.6 billion Hiroshima bomb explosions into the oceans. The water was hotter last year than ever in recorded history.



A virus from the measles family is spreading because of melting ice. It kills seals and otters by the thousands.


A floating plastic island in the San Francisco Bay may offer a new way to protect coasts from floods. It could even house people inside.


Scientists reproduced Atlantic coral in a laboratory for the first time. Aquarium-grown coral could save America's 'Great Barrier Reef.'



Tiny pellets called 'nurdles' are leeching into the ocean. A new Shell plant could produce 80 trillion of them a year.


'The saddest dive of my life': A diver's before-and-after photos reveal the death of a coral reef


Scientists have created magnetic coils thinner than a human hair that could break down plastic in the ocean


A human-sized jellyfish with frilly tentacles has been caught on camera — the largest researchers had ever encountered


A newly discovered species of African fish with gleaming purple scales has been named after Wakanda, the fictional home of Marvel's Black Panther


An elusive giant squid that inspired the 'kraken' sea monster legend has been spotted in US waters for the first time



These 15 ocean species have already gone extinct. A dozen others will probably disappear in our lifetime.


The best underwater photos of the year reveal shipwrecks, sharks, and terrifying deep-sea creatures


Scientists have a new way to estimate how often ocean animals get tangled in plastic — and it could explain why so many whales are washing up dead


Huge swarms of jellyfish are making it difficult to swim in the Mediterranean — and they're there because tuna is disappearing from the sea



There could be thousands of undiscovered creatures in the sea — here are the most terrifying ones we know about


8 crazy facts you didn't know about the king of the ocean


A killer whale learning to speak human words is a 'circus act' to distract from the cruelty of her captivity, say animal rights activists


This killer whale has learned how to say 'hello,' 'bye bye,' and count to 3