Stories tagged "marine biology"

Helping coral in peril

April 13th, 2012 | by Malamalama Staff | 2 Comments

A recent outbreak of coral disease in Hawaiian waters concerns UH scientists.

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Cells may show how human eye evolved

April 7th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Researchers discover cells that may be precursors to the human eye.

Pacific Island students pursue sciences

October 12th, 2010 | by Jennifer Crites | Comments Off

Undergraduate Research and Mentoring encourages Pacific Island students in biosciences.

Rare observation of shark mating behavior

October 7th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

There’s not much romance when it comes to sex among blacktip reef sharks, judging from an encounter observed by Yannis Papastamatiou, of Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology and two colleagues from Stanford University. While scuba diving at Palmyra Atoll, they watched as the first shark in a line of males pursuing a female bit […]

Male whales like full-figured mates

September 30th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Male humpback whales appear to prefer full-figured mates, according to University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo researcher.

Close up with ocean critters

March 24th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Up close with ocean creatures at Waikīkī Aquarium.

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Under the Sea

March 10th, 2009 | by Dale Moana Gilmartin | Comments Off

Scientist lives underwater to study sponges. Part 2 of a series on faculty members’ unusual working conditions.

Ocean acoustics reveal dolphin diets

March 9th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

A University of Hawaiʻi scientist and his former graduate student are using acoustics to discover new things about what and how dolphins eat at sea.

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Seahorses Give Birth in Aquarium Nursery

January 14th, 2009 | by Alice Keesing | 4 Comments

Seahorse breeding and feeding at Waikiki Aquarium.

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