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Stories with subject: Marine biology
  • Researchers taking water samples of Lake Winnipesaukee 
    Updated: May-04-15 9:56 am

    MEREDITH, New Hampshire - Researchers and environmental groups are holding a one-day collection of water samples of Lake Winnipesaukee to see if there's been an increase in phosphorus levels, which can lead to higher amounts of algae and lake vegetation.

  • Scientists breed Arctic fish as they study ocean warming 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 7:28 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A silvery fish that represents an important link in the Arctic food chain has been successfully grown in laboratory conditions, giving federal researchers a tool to learn more about the key but vulnerable species.

  • Black band coral disease continues to affect Kauai reefs 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 6:07 am

    HONOLULU - Black band coral disease is affecting nearly half of the reef sites researchers have surveyed in waters off Kauai, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources said.

  • Black band coral disease continues to affect Kauai reefs 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 10:26 pm

    HONOLULU - Black band coral disease is affecting nearly half of the reef sites researchers have surveyed in waters off Kauai, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources said Wednesday.

  • Redondo Beach to build 700-foot sea lion barge 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 2:48 pm

    TORRANCE, California - King Harbor's sea lions will be able to repose on a 700-square-foot wooden dock in six weeks as the City of Redondo Beach works to address complaints from boaters and workers.

  • Basses discuss being black opera singers 
    Updated: Apr-20-15 10:19 am

    When King Philip II of Spain faces off against the Grand Inquisitor in Verdi's "Don Carlo" at the Academy of Music, they won't just be portraying history, they'll be making a bit of it, too. In what's believed to be a first, a major opera company has cast two African-Americans in the roles.

  • Body found on San Miguel Island is boater missing since 2014 
    Updated: Apr-18-15 2:35 pm

    VENTURA, California - A severely decomposed body found last summer on San Miguel Island off the Central California coast has been identified as that of a missing Sacramento County boater.

  • Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred story has video
    Updated: Apr-17-15 10:15 pm

    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life - a testament to the resilience of nature.

  • From beef tongue to beef on weck, menus tell culinary story 
    Updated: Apr-17-15 1:58 pm

    BUFFALO, New York - Before beef on weck and chicken wings became staples of the city's restaurants, there was beef tongue and woodcock.

  • Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 4:53 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A study of the migration of rare western Pacific gray whales has led U.S. and Russian scientists to question whether they're a separate population or simply California gray whales that have expanded their feeding grounds.

  • Scientists map Caribbean seafloor as part of 12-year project 
    Updated: Apr-07-15 7:41 pm

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - U.S. scientists on Tuesday completed a nearly two-week mission to explore waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a 12-year project to map the Caribbean seafloor and help protect its reefs.

  • Scientists map Caribbean seafloor as part of 12-year project 
    Updated: Apr-07-15 7:09 pm

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - U.S. scientists on Tuesday completed a nearly two-week mission to explore waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a 12-year project to map the Caribbean seafloor and help protect its reefs.

  • Study finding on yellow perch raises management question 
    Updated: Apr-07-15 2:39 pm

    ALBANY, New York - While the brook trout is revered as the quintessential Adirondack fish, the yellow perch has a mixed reputation. It's prized as an easy-to-catch and tasty panfish but scorned as a non-native competitor to trout.

  • New Smyrna Beach residents help researchers track whales 
    Updated: Apr-05-15 12:05 pm

    NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Florida - Volunteer whale spotters are helping scientists track the right whales that migrate off Florida's east coast.