Following the quake, tsunami warnings were issued but these were subsequently retracted.
Robber crabs—also known as coconut crabs—are the largest terrestrial invertebrates in the world
"We have new species turning up that are already contaminated and so we have missed the window to understand these species in a natural environment," said marine ecologists Alan Jamieson.
Since September, roughly 2.7 million acres have burned in the southeastern state of New South Wales.
Wildlife photographer Euan Rannachan spoke to Newsweek about his underwater adventures with the apex predators.
H. Terminalis is among nine newly identified bee species which are described in a study published in the journal Zootaxa.
"In the history of fisheries science, only two pocket sharks have ever been captured or reported," Henry Bart, director of the Tulane Biodiversity Research Institute, said in a statement.
The enormous undersea mountain is an ocean plateau rather than a shield volcano, scientists say.
The "equatorial cold tongue" extends from Peru far into the western Pacific, across around a quarter of the Earth's circumference.
The volcano—located in the North Pacific—has long been dormant, with its last eruption occurring in 1924.
Conservation efforts are helping green turtle populations to rebound, the authors said.
The 740ft MV Solomon Trader ran aground on February 5 during a cyclone.
The ship is called "Forever Lucky."
The Frenchman aimed to raise awareness of ocean pollution.
The Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone is currently being explored as an area for deep sea mining.
Despite their global distribution and prominent public image, surprisingly little is understood about the life and behavior of great white sharks.
Miriam is expected to become a hurricane on Monday night.
"I thought with absolute certainty that we were going to crash. It was terrifying."
These are used in everything from mobile phones to washing machines.
Scientists think the level of plastic is 16 times higher than previously thought.
"When it comes to families, I think it's about giving them answers."
The Russian military has carried out a series of drills near its border with North Korea as tensions have escalated, and Moscow has vowed to firm up defenses in case of war.