Informative Links

Interesting Sites -

Coral Hub
Resources and training for coral identification

Coelacanth: The Fish Out of Time
Recent history, biology, behavior and
conservation of this "living fossil"

About Atoll Formation
How winds play a role in shaping atolls

Introduction to Scleractinia
Presented by U.C. Berkeley, CA

Palmyra Atoll: Rainforest of the Sea
An online expedition


Underwater Photo Gallery
Presented by Aquatic Images

Tropical Marine Biology Voyages
Presented by Odyssey Expeditions

Oceanographic Resources -

Corals of the World
Information, identification, distribution and taxonomy of reef building corals

Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institute

"oceanus" Magazine
by Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institute

American Cetacean Society

E.P.A. - Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds

National Oceanographic Data Center
Includes info. on satellite-tagged animals,
including seals and sea turtles

Oceanography from NASA

Reef Research

Bridge Ocean Education Teacher Resource Center Marine Education Resource Center
(Oceanographic Resources for Marine Educators)

Marine Environment & Conservation -

Coral Magazine

Friends of the Sea Otter

Natural Resources Defense Council

Sea Turtle Survival League

Sea Web

Red List of Threatened Species

Meteorology & Oceanography -



Weather Underground

Global Maps
NASA satellites

Message Boards -

Reef Central


The Reef Tank


An assortment of articles & videos, etc. -

"Aquarium Fish - Hold the Cynanide"

Loggerhead turtle's journey tracked 37,000km from Cape Town in South Africa to Australia

How Biodiversity Helps Coral Reefs Thrive

Monterey Bay Aquarium Web Cams

Live Cams

Live Cams - Presented by the Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

Home aquariums in Victorian Era were newest fad
Natural history-crazed Victorian era

"One November night each year, beneath the full moon, more than 130 species of corals simultaneously spawn in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef ..."
The Lunar Sea

Magnetic beads mop up sunblock in the sea

Fluorescent Corals

Biofluorescent Sea Turtles

Corals as Engineers

Underwater Circles

Canary in the Kelp Forest -
Sea Creature Dissolves in Today’s Warming, Acidic Waters

Fish Can Be Smarter Than Primates

Discrimination of Human Faces by Archerfish

"Cosmic Jellyfish" (video)

From the Scripps Institution of Oceanography -
Research Highlight: Researchers Capture First Glimpse of ...
Ruby Seadragons in the Wild

Red Crabs (video)

Compound from marine snail is potent pain reliever
Conus regius, a small marine cone snail common to the Caribbean Sea, packs a venomous punch, capable of paralyzing and killing its prey. In this study, the researchers found that a compound isolated from snail's venom, Rg1A, acts on a pain pathway distinct from that targeted by opioid drugs.

Banned chemicals from the 1970's found in deepest reaches of the ocean

Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants in the deepest ocean fauna

Oldest captive fish euthanized in his mid-90s by Chicago aquarium

Scientists found the largest continuous coral system

How Castro and Cousteau's Legendary Friendship Preserved Cuba's Oceans

A 3-inch monogamous hermaphrodite proves the saying 'there's plenty more fish in the sea' isn't always the case. And researchers say said the loyal chalk bass offers humans in relationships this simple wisdom: You get what you give.

Many farmed fish are hard of hearing

Octopus makes great escape from New Zealand aquarium

Title for 'Earth's first animal' likely goes to simple sea creature
Sponges may be source of molecular fossils that significantly predate Cambrian explosion

Numerous marine animals entangled in fishing gear
NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

Glowing Sea Life Secrets

Red Sea Glowing Corals

Eilat's Corals

Catfish climbing cave wall

New Sea Dragon Species Flaunts Ruby-Red Skin

Banggai Cardinal Moves Closer to Endangered

Saving Albatross

Coral Reef Safe Sunscreen

Cousteau Mission-31

Cousteau Mission-31 on Facebook

Marine Food Web

Some Corals Resistant to Climate Change

Time Lapse

Coral Time Lapse

Shark Finning

Freshwater Mussels


DDT Killing Condors

Ocean Carbon

Marine Litter

Reef Predators

NASA Mars Exploration

Space Weather Gallery

Nautilus Live Expedition

Nautilus Live on Facebook

Sea Orbiter Construction

Caribbean Coral Reef Decline and African Dust - An hypothesis

Lost Penguin Notes From 100 years ago

Bristlecone Pines

Places -

Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary - Gulf of Mexico

Bright Crabs
Philippine island of Palawan home to four newly-discovered and brightly-colored crabs

Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument Latest News and Events

New deep-reef Butterflyfish in Papahanaumokuakea discovered
From "EV Nautilus" - gulper eel (Eurypharynx pelecanoides) - Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

Area off Cape Cod will be designated as national monument

Hawai'i Sharks

An extensive reef system at the Amazon River mouth

Massive single coral colony observed in Japan

Non-native species from Japanese tsunami aided by unlikely partner: Plastics

New Algae Species Discovered in Hawaii's Deep Waters

Philippines' Giant Fish Are Disappearing

Lionfish Invasion

Ocean acidification may be impacting coral reefs in the Florida Keys

Undersea Eruption Near Tonga - Image

Tuvalu Island Stamps

Coral Bleaching Near Oahu

Polynesians Set Sail on Historic Journey

Tonga Ruled

Fukushima and Marine Life

Son Doong Cave

New Acro Colonizes Oahu, Hawai'i

Micro Beads in Great Lakes

Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone

Bombing Mentawai Reefs

Lionfish in Florida

Lionfish as Invasive Species

Vapor Rivers in Brazil

Hottest Reefs

Seastar Stranding in U.K.
Thousands of sea creatures blanketed the beach in Ramsgate on England's south coast in one of the biggest mass strandings on record in the UK

Albatross Chicks - Midway Atoll

Video clips from around the web ...

A Massive Coral Reef Discovered Near The Amazon Is Already In Danger

First footage of deep-sea anglerfish pair ...

"Slow-motion video, followed by real-time video, of an electric eel (eel D) leaping to shock an imitation predator containing LEDs powered by the electric eel’s discharge. Conductive tape along the top of the prop provided the current path to the diodes."

Bali Coral Reef Mushroom Forest

Chambered Nautilus

Flying into Vava'u airport, Tonga

Diving Manado - Sulawesi part 1

Bunaken Marine Park Diving - Kima Bajo Resort

Diver Dan Vintage Childrens' Show - 16 episodes combined

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