The venom of some box jellyfish species is considered to be among the most powerful in the world.
"Gear retention—when marine animals escape from fishing gear with parts of the gear stuck on their bodies—has been recognized as a potential problem for some time," researcher Carl Meyer said.
While jellyfish are fairly common in the area, such large congregations are quite unusual at this time of year.
Although polychlorinated biphenyls are now banned, they continue to harm animals' health.
The shark is named after the famed Italian explorer John Cabot.
The shark was tagged in September by researchers from non-profit OCEARCH near Nova Scotia in Canada,
"The climate crisis is feeding monster hurricanes that bring suffering and death to some of our nation's most vulnerable wildlife," the author of a new report said.
Some species of jellyfish are able to grow back tissue that has been lost.
"If she is dreaming, this is a dramatic moment. You could almost narrate the body changes and narrate the dream," the scientist said.
Plastic fragments are frequently ingested by a wide range of marine animals that often mistake the substance for food.
Sea turtles are among the oldest creatures on the planet. However, they are facing significant threats from human activities.
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Blacktip sharks can grow up to eight feet long and nearly 300 pounds in weight.
Researchers say they were stunned by the close encounter.
The fatal wound, located above the right eye, measured around 6 inches in length and penetrated through to the top of the skull.
Social media users expressed both fear and delight over the images of the shark.
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Shoreline scavengers also found a host of other dead creatures.
This dynamic duo is another deadly threat to coral reefs. But people can do something about it.
Divers had almost given up on the rare and elusive creature.
Everyone can learn something from the mantis shrimp.
The new law goes into effect March 1st.
Genetic research is plunging into the many mysteries of these odd creatures
A retired German postal worker discovered the artifact in April 2015.
A Paris aquarium and Airbnb are running a contest for people to spend the night in a shark tank.