The giant oceanic manta ray (Manta birostris) uses lobe-shaped structures to bounce plankton off their gill filters and into their mouth. Credit: S Kajiura/Florida Atlantic University
Instruments such as this “benthic event detector” helped scientists discover how sediment moves during turbidity events in Monterey Canyon. Image: © 2016 MBARI
Invasive algae Gracilaria Salicornia forming dense mats over a Hawaiian coral reef. Credit: eorhawaii.org
PCBs remain within the milk of the mother whale which can then passed down to their offspring. Credit: David Ellifrit, Center for Whale Research.
NASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data provided courtesy of the MODIS Rapid Response team.
Front Row - From Left to Right: Rep. Jerome Zeringue, Rachel Archer, Sidney Coffee, Val Marmillion, R. King Milling and Rep. Walt Leger III
Persistent Organic Pollutants, also known as POPs, can having lasting impacts on both people and wild animals in the Arctic. Research shows some POPs are decreasing in the region after being pulled from market or regulated around the globe. Credit: Arturo de Frias Marques
Cefas’ Wave Glider Lyra sailing away on the start of the 41-day mission after being deployed from RV Cefas Endeavour.
3D image of Mevagissey Harbour which was generated using data collected by this new vessel
Echosounders can help quantify biomass in the ocean, such as the Antarctic krill seen here. (Photo © Uwe Kils/Wikimedia Commons.)
Installation of Water Level Measuring Station, Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea
Ron Voerman, Managing Director, MacArtney Benelux
Transmit antenna array at the Pendeen HF Radar Station (Courtesy: University of Plymouth)
Bryan McGlinchy, IMCA Diving Manager