Questions about the Ocean

Epinephelus marginatus Mérou brun M. Dagnino
13/07/2021
Man and the Ocean
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Biological diversity
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Grouper, Mediterranean icon
The Brown Grouper Symbol of exemplary conservation back on our shores after 30 years of effort An icon for many scuba divers, both for its size (it is one of the largest bony fish in the Mediterranean) and its rarity, the brown grouper Epinephelus marginatus had almost disappeared after decades of overfishing and poaching. Thanks
baleine
23/06/2020
Marine biodiversity
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Current threats to marine biodiversity
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Are there any whales in the Mediterranean?
Are there any whales in the Mediterranean? The answer is yes! There are several thousand whales living in the waters of the Mediterranean. It is even not uncommon to see their breath from far away, on crossings to Corsica, for example. Take note, however: human activity is a source of disturbance for this giant mammals,
Tortue caouanne
21/02/2020
How the ocean works
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Biological diversity
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Article
Which sea turtles live in the Mediterranean?
Which sea turtles live in the Mediterranean? 6 marine turtles are present in the Mediterranean The Mediterranean has 46,000 km of coastline and covers 2.5 million km2 , or less than 1% of the total ocean surface. Well known as a global biodiversity hotspot, it is home to six of the seven species of marine
Thon porté
21/02/2020
Questions about the Ocean
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Man and the Ocean
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Climate
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Article
Mediterranean red tuna: towards an improvement?
Mediterranean red tuna: towards an improvement? Red tuna is one of the most sought-after fish commercially. Managing red tuna fishing has for a long time been symbolic of the international community’s difficulty in managing this rare and fragile resource sustainably.Industry professionals and protection associations are striving to get organised in order to preserve stocks. Refusing

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