The coins were supposed to be for goodluck, but it ended up killing a precious creature.
A recent study led by the University of Southampton says possible new evolutionary trajectories may happen, primarily attributing the event to shipments, that may later on produce "new" species and a different kind of global change.
U.S. President Barack Obama announced Friday his plans of expanding the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, making it the world's largest marine reserve.
At least two white sharks were attending the whale and had removed the tongue, internal organs and most of the muscle.
As lionfish continue to grow in number and eat important members of the marine ecosystem, will humans eating them instead help save our planet?
Don't go down the deep! An alleged legendary sea monster--a giant squid up to 66 feet (20 meters) long--may be lurking under the ocean.
Whales have "strong social cohesion," meaning they do not leave others of their kind even if it means death.
Tiny marine snails known as sea butterflies appear to "fly" underwater much like winged insects do when taking to the sky – representsing a remarkable example of convergent evolution, where two unrelated species develop features that are used in similar ways.
Pederson's cleaner shrimp bodies are almost completely transparent. However, when these tiny shrimp exercise, or give a few tail flips, their bodies turn opaque, revealing them to predators.
The noisy claw sounds of snapping shrimp may be a good indication of reef health, researchers say.
Darkness blankets the icy north in the winter, but tiny Arctic marine creatures are guided by the light of the moon. Researchers say the creatures' regular vertical migrations could help store more carbon deep in the ocean.
Exceptionally well-preserved fossils of three 10-armed squid ancestors were recently found in Germany. The specimens reveal how these creatures were able to swim through Jurassic seas so effectively.
Turbid or cloudy waters may help corals survive climate change by shading the iconic reefs from excess, damaging sun exposure.
Bycatch threatens several species of dolphins and porpoises with extinction. To mitigate the effects of accidental catches, Mexican authorities have instated an emergency two-year ban on gillnetting.