Tiger Sharks, Marine Science basics
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Crown of Thorns Starfish and a Triton Shell.  AIMS
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Marine Science News

Teenage male whale sharks don’t want to leave home

Could ‘whale poo diplomacy’ help bring an end to whaling?

Bright city lights are keeping fish awake and hungry

The oceans are full of plastic, but why do seabirds eat it?

Sea Shepherd slams Baird's 1940's backwards approach to saving lives - merely another false sense of security

Marine Science facts

  • The most remote point in the oceans is called Point Nemo


  • Half the Oxygen we breath is produced in the Ocean


  • The Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans are known as the three major oceans.


  • Irukandji jelly fish, with just a brush of venom leaves almost no mark. But after about a half hour you develop Irukandji syndrome, a debilitating mix of nausea, vomiting, severe pain, difficulty breathing, drenching sweating and sense of impending doom. You get so sick that your biggest worry is that you’re not going to die