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

More intense cyclones pose threat to the world’s coral reefs

Five ways to reduce your chances of encountering a shark this summer

Shark study reveals taste buds were key to evolution of teeth

Teenage male whale sharks don’t want to leave home

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

Marine Science facts

  •  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

 

  • Half the Oxygen we breath is produced in the Ocean

 

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

 

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