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NAME-IT CHALLENGE #3

Welcome to the “NAME IT” section where you will be required to give the correct name(s) of the aquatic organisms provided. What is the name of the name of the aquatic animal displayed below? Entry closes on Saturday, 11th of July 2020.         

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FISHING PRESSURES AFFECT TROPICAL AND TEMPERATE REEFS DIFFERENTLY

A recent study published in Ecology and Evolution, an international team of researchers focused on what can happen to ocean ecosystems when fishing pressure increases or decreases, and how this differs between tropical to temperate marine ecosystems. The team, led by Elizabeth Madin, researcher at the Hawai’i Institute of Marine

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SCIENTIST DISCOVERS ‘’LONGEST DEEP-SEA ANIMAL’’

Scientist that explores underwater found an animal which is 150-foot-long (45 meters). The animal is referred to “siphonophore”. A siphonophore is a translucent, stringy creature that, like coral, is made up of smaller critters. It is found living in a submarine canyon off the coast of Australia. It’s “seemingly the

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LET THE CELEBRATION CONTINUE

Reviewing all types of celebration mode in which the blue planet was celebrated by millions of people around the world yesterday, one should be excited. It was a remarkable day despite the current pandemic and the lock down measures in many countries as people took part in different events virtually

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RARE JAPANESE SEAHORSE SPECIES FOUND IN GOA

A rare species of seahorse (Lemur tail; Hippocampus mohnilei) was found in river Mandovi in GOA by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Researcher from the National institute of Oceanography. The organism is said to be about the size of a human thumb. Researchers find the presence of the seahorse

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FIRST FOSSIL NURSERY OF THE GREAT WHITE SHARK DISCOVERED.

The great white shark, a top predator in the Marine ecosystem is known to be an infamous shark. The very slow growth, late reproduction with only few offspring, and anthropogenic reasons are known to make it threatened with extinction. An international research team discoverd the first fossil nursery area of

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