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Category : Science

Secrets of the Black Sea: What crab species live in the Black Sea?

It is impossible to imagine a sea coast without crabs. These hard-working members of the ocean’s clean-up crew play a .....

Kherson researchers discovered a new material

Mushroom foam was used to create lampshades, vases, mugs, and even paving slabs! Scientists say that this biomaterial is five .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: Are there any whales in the Black Sea?

If someone says ‘whale’, we usually imagine an ocean giant slowly travelling from the Arctic or the Antarctic to the .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: what amazing properties has the Black Sea spiny dogfish?

The Black Sea spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias ponticus) is the only species of shark constantly populating the Black Sea basin. .....

The famous scientist head of the Odessa Astronomical Observatory for over 20 years

Professor Alexander Orlov was an academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences and one of the pioneers of geodynamics. At .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: what is the fate of seahorse?

The long-snouted seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) inhabiting the Black Sea is an absolutely amazing creature. The body of this small fish .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: which jellyfish species inhabit the Black Sea, how many of them are venomous?

There are 30 jellyfish species in the Black Sea, the majority of which (26 species) are small – not more .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: Why are there so many invasive species in the Black Sea?

As noted above, in earlier times, the Black Sea, or Pontos Axeinos was known as the hospitable sea. This statement .....