Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

Scientists discover ‘giant l

Scientists discover ‘giant luminous shark’ off New Zealand coast

The ability for living organisms to produce visible light through a chemical reaction is known as bioluminescence, and it’s one of the most spectacular phenomenons found in nature. Bioluminescence has been observed in a wide range of marine life such as jellyfish and algae, but recently, marine Read More...

Scientists observe whale shark

Scientists observe whale sharks regrowing damaged fins for the first time

Whale sharks are remarkable creatures, known to be the largest fish on Earth. Such a grand title draws a lot of attention from tourists and marine life enthusiasts and this popularity means they are also at a higher risk of injury due to interactions with boats and people contending for a glimpse Read More...

Katharine the great white shark

Katharine, the massive great white shark, reappears after 18-month hiatus

Recently, we brought you good news from the West Coast as marine biologists reported a record number of white sharks swimming in southern California’s waters. This time around, we’re bringing you good news from the East Coast after a beloved great white shark by the name of Katharine resurfaced Read More...

New footage shows how remoras

New footage shows how remoras hitchhike on the back of a blue whale

Ever heard of the remora? It’s a suckerfish famous for hitchhiking on the backs of larger marine animals for food and shelter. The remora has a funky appearance compared to other fish, which largely comes down to the fact that it has a flattened head covered in ridges. Beneath that Read More...

A team of grandmas have uncove

A team of grandmas have uncovered a population of rare venomous sea snakes

What do you do with your time when you’re old and retired? For a group of French grandmothers, the answer is to swim and snorkel 3 kilometers five days a week off the coast of New Caledonia. It sounds like quite the leisurely lifestyle, but all the while their snorkel excursions are leading to Read More...

Robotic hand helps biologists

Robotic hand helps biologists study the ocean’s most delicate deep-water dwellers

Throughout his studies, marine biologist Dr. David Gruber was conflicted by the reality that sometimes in order to study organisms, scientists had to harm the specimens they were attempting to understand. Deep in the darkest and most secretive parts of our ocean, harsh conditions and Read More...