San Diego Aquarium Breeds Rare Weedy Sea Dragon in Captivity — TIME

(SAN DIEGO) — A Southern California aquarium has successfully bred the rare weedy sea dragon, the lesser known cousin of the sea horse that resembles seaweed when floating. San Diego’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography said in a news release Thursday that two weedy sea dragons have hatched this week, making the aquarium…

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In A World Full Of Fish Be A Shark — Through Open Lens

Shark Week F/5.6, 1/500, ISO 360. Spiny Dogfish Shark What did the seal with the broken arm say to the shark? Do not consume if seal is broken. Interesting Fact: This shark is known to hunt in packs that can range up into the thousands. They are aggressive hunters and have a sizable diet that can […]

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Sea cucumber farming in Madagascar helping to increase all kinds of marine life — Life & Soul Magazine

Farming sea cucumbers is giving coastal communities in Madagascar an opportunity to earn a sustainable income while contributing to increasing levels of marine life of all kinds, previously in decline due to overfishing. Sea cucumbers are a vital part of the marine ecosystem. They keep ocean acidity levels in check, decompose organic matter into recyclable […]

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