Ocean News

All the latest news from New Zealand and around the world about what's happening in our Ocean World from the serious to the downright strange! 

A newly-identified eel living in the Amazon basin can deliver record-breaking electric jolts,...Read more

Mussels start to lose their grip when exposed to microplastics, research has found, in the...Read more

Nudibranchs, colloquially known as sea slugs, are some of the more eye-popping critters to grace...Read more

When lobsters are life, environmental change affects livelihoods, and warming waters...Read more

Scientists believe a species of fungus called Aspergillus tubingensis could...Read more

 Scientists have used a remotely-operated submarine that helped discover the wreck of the...Read more

Seabirds are more at risk of dying due to plastic in New Zealand than anywhere else in the world...Read more

The nautilus’s impressive memory has survived five mass extinctions!

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Opioids are powerful pain relievers, but their addictive nature also creates powerful trouble...Read more

How argonaut cephalopods evolved their own architecture to return to the open ocean....Read more