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Plummeting temperatures in November and December left dozens of young green sea turtles out in the cold, quite literally.

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Seahorses are slow, docile creatures, but their heads are perfectly shaped to sneak up and quickly snatch prey, according to marine scientists from The University of Texas at Austin.

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A brief glimpse into the life of an Antarctic Weddell Seal with Ed Farrell.

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Marine scientist Tracy Villareal has won a prize to use aquatic robots to study algal blooms and dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico. 

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New research may eventually make fish farming cheaper and more environmentally friendly.

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What are the benefits of being a tarpon fish with scales that can reach the size of a human palm? Scientists are able to tell what dark waters you’ve lived and traveled in by analyzing the scales chemically. 

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Robert Dickey, a leader in areas of marine natural toxins, chemical contaminants and seafood safety, has been appointed the new director of The University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute (UTMSI) in Port Aransas, Texas.

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Olympic swimmers aren’t the only ones who change their strokes to escape competitors. To escape from the jaws and claws of predators in cold, viscous water, marine copepods switch from a wave-like swimming stroke to big power strokes, a behavior that has now been revealed thanks to 3-D high-speed digital holography.

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What will life look like, for humans and animals, as the Arctic ice cover diminishes?

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Benjamin Walther analyzes the "earstones" of fish to learn where they've been, and where climate change may take them.

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Marine scientist Deana Erdner is part of an international team of researchers awarded an anticipated five-year, $4 million grant to study the causes of ciguatera fish poisoning, the most common form of algal toxin-induced seafood poisoning in the world.
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The grant will allow for extensive study of the Hanna Shoal area in the Chukchi Sea, an area valued highly by the oil industry for offshore drilling.

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Marine biologists at The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute are developing means to efficiently breed saltwater aquarium fish, seahorses, plankton and invertebrates in captivity in order to preserve the biologically rich ecosystems of the world's coral reefs.

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A male fiddler crab's oversized claw not only looks cool to the ladies, but new research suggests it literally helps crabs to stay cool.