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Golfo Dulce, meaning “Sweet Gulf,” is a beautiful bay located between the southern tip of Costa Rica and the Osa Peninsula. Home to bottlenose and spotted dolphins, hawksbill turtles, and endangered scarlet macaws, this pristine region is rich in natural resources. It could be a big draw for travelers…
Sharks are carnivores – meat eaters. They’re definitely not vegetarians. But according to a new study, there’s a shark that eats both meat and veggies. Bonnethead sharks, a smaller cousin to the hammerhead, gobble up sea creatures and seagrass. Researchers believe that the bonnethead gets up to 60 percent of…
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Science Daily Marine Biology News
Marine Biology News -- ScienceDaily
Marine Biology News. Read scientific research on marine animals and their aquatic habitats. From plankton to whales, you will find it all here.
Ocean Floor Features
What Are Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems?
Source: NOAA Ocean Today
Mesophotic coral ecosystems are found in tropical and subtropical areas and range from 100 feet to over 490 feet below the ocean’s surface.
Find out more about this ecosystem on NOAA’s website.
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