Fossils of Two New Big Mouthed Cretaceous Fish Species Discovered (February 8, 2016): Scientists have discovered the fossils of two previously unknown species of big mouthed plankton-eating fish from the Cretaceous.

Black Ninja Lanternshark Named After Jaws Author Peter Benchley (January 6, 2016): A black shark discovered off the Pacific coast of Central America has been named the ninja lanternshark. The official scientific name is named after Peter Benchley.

Scientists Make First Observations of Rare Omura's Whales (October 28, 2015): Researchers have recorded the first field observations of the rare Omura's whales off the coast of Madagascar.

Scientist Find Evidence of Megatsunami in Cape Verde Islands (October 3, 2015): Scientists have found evidence of an ancient megatsunami in the Cape Verde Islands. They say an 800-foot wave crashed over Santiago Island.

Newly Identified Australian Fish Named Blue Bastard (September 26, 2015): A newly identified species of Australian fish has been named the Blue Bastard. The reef fish is found off the coast of northern Australia.

Australian Scientists Build Starfish Killing Robot (September 4, 2015): Scientists are developing a robot that will seek out and destroy crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS) in the Great Barrier Reef.

Marine Animal Colony Swims Using Multiple Coordinated Jets (September 2, 2015): A marine animal colony called Nanomia bijuga swims by jet propulsion using multiple coordinated jets.

Southern Australia Reef Discovery Rivals Great Barrier Reef Say Researchers (September 1, 2015): Researchers say a coral reef discovered off the coast of southern Australia rivals the Great Barrier Reef.

New Giant File Clam Species Described by Canadian Scientists (August 31, 2015): Canadian scientists have described a new giant file clam species discovered in deep waters off Newfoundland.

Rare Nautilus Spotted for First Time in Over Thirty Years (August 26, 2015): A rare nautilus has been spotted for the first time in over 30 years. The rare nautilus was spotted in the South Pacific by biologist Peter Ward.

Underwater Flying Spaghetti Monster is a Siphonophore (August 18, 2015): BP workers operating an ROV found a creature resembling the Flying Spaghetti Monster. It has been identified as a siphonophore.

New Species of Deep-sea Anglerfish Discovered in Gulf of Mexico (August 5, 2015): A new species of deep-sea anglerfish has been discovered. It has been named Lasiognathus Regan.

Australian Schoolboy Discovers New Box Jellyfish Species (July 25, 2015): An 9-year-old Australian schoolboy has discovered a new species of box jellyfish. The small jellyfish was found on the Gold Coast.

Fanged Blackfish Among Creatures Discovered in Eddy Off Coast of Sydney (July 23, 2015): A fanged blackfish is one of the unusual looking creatures found living in eddies off the coast of Sydney.

New Goby Fish Found in Southern Caribbean (July 22, 2015): A new goby fish has been found in the southern Caribbean at a depth of 70 to 80 meters.

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