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Price Visit to Beaufort Includes a Sea Tour and Lessons in Marine Biology - Duke Today


Duke Today
Duke President Vincent Price and his wife, Annette, made their first visit to the Duke Marine Lab this past weekend and met with Duke faculty and students to get a close look at marine research on the coast. The Prices also met with local officials and ...

The critically endangered giant sea bass is making an encouraging but fragile comeback off Southern California - Herald-Mail Media


Herald-Mail Media
With more than 1 million dives logged annually in California, makers of the website hope it will help with the recovery of the species by identifying their spawning grounds, calculating how far they move, determining whether they inhabit protected ...

Orca whales stun whale watchers as pods splash through the waters off Botany Bay - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader


St George and Sutherland Shire Leader
About 50 killer whales were spotted in the waters off Botany Bay yesterday, July 12. Photos of the incredible sight were posted on Go Whale Watching Sydney on Facebook. Whale watchers on the boat tour about six nautical miles out to sea found ...

Anatomy of a Best-Selling Timepiece - JCK


JCK
Do you know what a bathyscaphe is? I didn't either. At least not until I saw the Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Day Date 70s watch at the Blancpain booth at Baselworld earlier this year and looked it up. A bathyscaphe is a deep-sea submersible. And the ...

An underwater pokéball for capturing sea creatures - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
"Our group's collaboration with the marine biology community has opened the door for the fields of soft robotics and origami-inspired engineering to apply those technologies to solve problems in an entirely different discipline, and we are excited to ...

Glowing bacteria on deep-sea fish shed light on evolution, 'third type' of symbiosis - Science Daily


Science Daily
"What's particularly interesting about this specific example is that we see evidence that this evolution is still underway, even though the fish themselves evolved about 100 million years ago," said Tory Hendry, assistant professor of microbiology at ...

Deep sea, aquatic life hold secrets that need to be told - Times of India


Times of India
Pune: Think marine biology and it brings to mind a life spent on the beach, researching coral reefs and deep-sea diving. But marine biologist Sachin Vaishampayan says the reality of a marine researcher is vast. “ There's so much more to marine biology.

Sea Urchin

Enchanted Learning: Sea Urchin
United States

sea urchin coloring page printout. Designed to teach kids about the spiny, hard-shelled animal that lives on the rocky seafloor, ...

Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
United States

Photograph and information on the purple sea urchin.

Sea Urchin Embryology
United States

Laboratory modules using sea urchin eggs to explore fertilization and development.

Sea Urchin Embryology
United States

Drama of fertilization and development is explored by laboratory modules using sea urchin eggs.

Sea Urchins Revisited
United States

Photographic study by Jean-Marie Cavanihac of the sea urchin with some microscopic features of interest to the amateur naturalist.

Sea Urchin: A Stinging but Amazing Animal
United States

Article by Jean-Marie Cavanihac on these animals with many photographs of their development.

Special Online Collection: The Sea Urchin Genome
United States

Science Magazine describes the sequencing of the genome of the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus and initial insights obtained from the ...

The Sea Urchin: Special Interactive Poster
United States

Offers a closer look at some of the insights gained into cell biology, developmental biology, and gene regulation from the ...

Echinoderms
Switzerland

Descriptions of the major species of Echinodermata (starfish, brittle star, sea urchin, feather star, sea cucumber) with illustrations and links ...

Zubi's: Echinoderms
Switzerland

Offers images of starfish, brittle stars, sea urchins, feather stars, and sea cucumbers.

Sea Urchin Embryology
United States

Glossary and illustration of the path of development, as resource to high schools, provided by Stanford University, California.

Genetic Network Maps as Java Applets
United States

Genetic networks controlling development in sea urchin represented as Java applets. Formal scheme. Molecular interactions modelled as Petri Net.

United States

Photographs and information on this urchin found in the icy waters of Antarctica.

Sea Urchin Embryology Tutorial
United States

Examines the fertilization, cleavage, gastrulation, and patterning processes.

Sea Urchin Embryo
United States

A page from the Laboratory of Embryonic Gene Expression, included here for three beautiful photographs.

Red Sea Urchin
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this species, Strongylocentrotus franciscanus, including its description, feeding habits, behavior and reproduction.

Loxechinus albus
Italy

Factsheet from the FAO on the Chilean sea urchin which is eaten in Chile and Peru, its distinguishing features, distribution, ...

United States

Photographs and information on several species of heart urchin found in McMurdo Sound in Antarctica.

Urchin Sex
United Kingdom

Short article from Diver Magazine on how research into these marine creatures is playing an important role in human reproductive ...

United States

Exercise from Invertebrate Anatomy OnLine covering the systematics, external and internal anatomy of the green sea urchin.

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