Weekly Ocean News

Ecosystems and Biodiversity Three new species of snailfish have been discovered living 7.5 kilometres below the surface of the ocean. These snailfish have gel-like bodies that are actually together by the crus...

Corals are All Business, No Romance

The staghorn coral is the one with branch-like protrusions in the middle. There’s no love or romance in coral reproduction. It’s just eggs, sperm, and let’s get reproducin’. While Hannah Evans, senior biolog...

A Growing Coral Garden at the Aquarium

Corals are not known to play nice. After all, survival is the name of the game when you’re an animal living in the ocean. Lee is the Aquarium's curator of tropical waters. “It’s absolute warfare,” say Le...
Slender Mudskipper, Vancouver Aquarium

The Oh-So-Sprightly Slender Mudskipper

Meet an animal that constantly moves between land and water, living life on the edge - literally. The slender mudskipper (Periophthalmus gracilis) is an amphibious animal that can be found in the new mangrove e...