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Malaysian researcher tries to save pygmy seahorse from reckless scuba divers

Scuba divers are threatening the survival of the infinitesimal Pygmy seahorses found on the coral reefs around Sabah’s east coast islands in Malaysia.

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Rocky is dead

The 11 year old snakehead involved in a year-long legal battle with the state Department of Environmental Conservation died Wednesday last week.

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Indonesian octopus caught on camera disguising itself with coconuts

“It was hard not to laugh underwater and flood your [scuba] mask,” says biologist Mark Norman who, together with fellow researchers from Melbourne’s Museum Victoria, photographed an octopus crawling along the ocean floor off the coast of Indonesia with two coconut shell halves suctioned to its underside.

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See-through goldfish developed by Japanese researchers

A transparent goldfish that reveals its inner organs has been developed by a joint research team of Mie University and Nagoya University in Japan.

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Herrings behind Swedish traffic chaos

An unusual road accident put traffic to a complete halt today on the E6 highway outside Strömstad on the Swedish west coast.

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Female fish use test-eggs to gauge the parenting skills of prospective fathers

Female scissortail sergants allow potential mates to fertilize a small batch off eggs and then monitor their parenting skills to decide if they are good enough to deserve a full clutch.

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New species of King Crab found in museum storage

Four new species of King crab has been discovered in the Smithsonian Collections of the National Museum of Natural History in Washington.

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Maui council member wants to wipe out callous aquarium industry practises

A bill introduced by Maui County Council Member Mike Molina may tighten up the rules for how aquarium fish is treated after being caught in Maui waters. Existing animal welfare laws only stipulate that ornamental fish collectors must maintain facilities that can keep the fish alive and “in reasonable health”.

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Taiwan aims to surpass Singapore as Asia’s leading aquarium fish exporter

Taiwan plans to set up an aquarium fish R&D and export centre in 2011 in an effort of becoming Asia’s main aquarium fish exporter, a Council of Agriculture (COA) official said Wednesday.

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Will silica help limit the environmental effects of nanoparticles?

Altough the use of nanoparticles have become a symbol of modern technology, they actually have a long history and were for instance utilized by 9th century Mesopotamian artisans to create a shimmering effect on pots.

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Asian carps might have jumped the “last line of defense” for the Great Lakes

The invasive Asian carps seem to have bypassed the electric barrier built to protect the North American Great Lakes from potential ecological disaster.

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Normandy Nessie?

78-year-old Florida resident Russ Sittlow has spotted something big swimming in the canals of Madeira Beach at the coast of Pinellas County in western Florida.

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Saving the lake by killing the fish?

Massive fish death is planned for the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, in northern United States.

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Blooming jellyfish devoured by coral

For the first time, a predatory coral has been captured by the camera while eating a jellyfish almost equal to its size. The event occurred in March 2009 during a dive among the Red Sea reefs located near Eilat in Israel, and the photos has now been published in the journal Coral Reefs.

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Inflatable submarine invented in Gloucestershire

A rigid inflatable boat capable of submerging and operating underwater has been developed by Severn (7) Shipbuilders in Gloucestershire, UK.

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