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Ancient Blind Swimming Creatures Identified as Distant Human Cousins (October 16, 2014): Ancient blind swimming creatures named vetulicolians are identified as relatives of humans and fish by Australian scientists.
New Ocean Map Reveals Thousands of New Sea Mounts (October 11, 2014): A new ocean map reveals thousands of previously unknown mountains on the ocean floor.
Scientists Sequence Electric Eel Genome (June 26, 2014): Scientists have sequenced the genome of the electric eel. The researchers say electric fish evolved electrocytes from muscle cells.
Something Large Ate Great White Shark Scientists Were Tracking (June 10, 2014): Scientists tagged a great white shark off the coast of Australia and it was later eaten by something much larger.
New Sea Bass Species Discovered in Southern Caribbean (May 19, 2014): A new species of sea bass has been discovered in the deep reefs of the southern Caribbean. It is the spot-tail golden bass.
Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Ashore in Marina Del Rey, California (May 18, 2014): Thousands of dead fish have washed ashore in Marina Del Rey, California. Most of the dead fish are anchovies.
New Jellyfish Species Discovered in the Gulf of Venice (May 16, 2014): A new jellyfish species has been discovered in the Gulf of Venice. The previously unknown jellyfish surprised scientists by appearing in a well studied region.
Scientists Discover Some Clingfish Species Are Venomous (May 15, 2014): A new species of clingfish has been discovered by a Texas A&M scientist. The scientists also discovered some clingfish species are venomous.
Scientists Link Unusual Fish Larva to New Sea Bass Species (May 13, 2014): Scientists link unusual fish larva to a newly discovered sea bass species off the coast of Curaco
West Antarctic Glaciers on Unstoppable Path to Complete Meltdown Warn Scientists (May 12, 2014): The West Antarctic Ice Sheet is on an unstoppable path to a complete meltdown warn scientists.
Okeanos Explorer Encounters Dumbo Octopus in the Gulf of Mexico (May 12, 2014): The Okeanos Explorer captured incredible footage of a Dumbo Octopus in the Gulf of Mexico.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Loses ROV Nereus on Kermadec Trench Dive (May 11, 2014): The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution lost its deep-diving ROV in the Kermedec Trench. Scientists think it imploded.
Rare Megamouth Shark Captured Off Japan (May 9, 2014): A rare megamouth shark was captured off Japan. This is only the 58th sighting of the rare deep sea shark.
Video of a Rhinochimera Swimming Captured by Okeanos Explorer (May 5, 2014): Here is a video of a rhinochimera swimming. The footage was captured by Okeanos Explorer in a dive in Hydrographer Canyon
NOAA Explorers Discover Asphalt Volcanoes in Gulf of Mexico (April 30, 2014): NOAA explorers using a remotely operated vehicle discovered asphalt volcanoes or tar lilies in the Gulf of Mexico.
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