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Deep-sea Alvin sub turns 50 ~ http://www.davegranlund.com/cartoons/2014/06/06/deep-sea-alvin-sub-50th/ Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution ~ http://www.whoi.edu/news-release/Alvin50th

from ScienceDaily

Mystery of the flatfish head solved

Mystery of the flatfish head solved http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120625160358.htm

from BBC News

Pushing frontiers of deep sea exploration

Amphipods are the most abundant of free-swimming creatures in the deepest depths

from ScienceDaily

Sea otters can get the flu, too: Human H1N1 pandemic virus infected Washington State sea otters

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Four new species of carnivorous sponge discovered on the deep sea floor along the west coast of North America prefer scampi to fries, or other vegetables

from the Guardian

In pictures: Microscopic marine life

Larvae: Although adult echinoderms (sea stars and kin) we are used to seeing have radial symmetry, their larvae start out with bilateral as do most vertebrates. These larval brittle stars are an important pelagic stage for dispersal of their bottom-bound parents. They capitalize on the abundance of food in the plankton to support early growth prior to metamorphosis and settlement to the sea floor.

from WIRED

Arctic Biologist Shares Astonishing Sea Creatures With the World

Inside the White Sea Biological Station is an unlikely photo studio where Alexander Semenov, 25, is sharing his stunning photographs of arctic sea creatures with the global online community.

When things go wrong for denizens of the deep ~ Whale strandings have all the makings of a drama, as a couple of documentary-makers discovered. Tom McKinlay reports.

from Mail Online

The hidden beauty of plankton: Incredible microscopic sea creatures caught on camera

Micro marvels: sea anemone larvae

from nytimes.com

Are We in the Midst of a Sixth Mass Extinction?

Are We in the Midst of a Sixth Mass Extinction? - http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/03/opinion/sunday/are-we-in-the-midst-of-a-sixth-mass-extinction.html

from The Huffington Post

Dizzying Infographic Shows How Insanely Deep In The Ocean The Missing Malaysian Airlines Jet Might Be (PICTURE)

Flight MH370: Infographic Shows Just How Insanely Deep In The Ocean The Missing Jet Might Be ~ http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/04/09/flight-mh370-infographic-deep-ocean-missing-jet-picture_n_5117572.html

'Unprecedented' killings of protected sea lions; fishermen suspected - http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/05/12070170-unprecedented-killings-of-protected-sea-lions-fishermen-suspected

18 Mind blowing STARFISH PHOTOS and FACTS Sea star or Star fish (asteroidea), is not actually a fish. The most popular type is the starfish with 40 to 50 “spokes”. They have no brain, or blood. We can find more than 2,000 types of sea stars worldwide.

from ScienceDaily

Sea life 'must swim faster to survive' to survive climate change

Sea life 'must swim faster to survive' to survive climate change http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/11/111107161959.htm