Marine biologists are seeing hundreds of baby sea stars, prompting hopes that the species can bounce back from a devastating wasting disease.
Biologists isolated a virus that is different from any other virus known to infect marine life; it’s dubbed a “sea star associated densovirus.”
Marine biologists are seeing higher-than-normal ocean temperatures that are causing near-shore bleaching across the islands.
Marine biologists say a deadly wasting disease has been recorded from Mexico to Alaska.
A loud, ominous humming sound has been keeping a portion of West Seattle residents awake at night. Some have even reportedly been jarred from sleep by the low rumble, sometimes described as a growl, accompanying it. The Marine Biology program at the University of Washington may have solved the mystery of its source – the Midshipman fish.