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Secrets of the Black Sea: What are some surprising findings about the Black Sea?

From time to time, mass media reports on the observance of unusual-for-the-Black-Sea species, e.g. the exotic pennant coralfish (Heniochus acuminatus) .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: Why are there not so many seagulls in Odessa compared to Istanbul?

Seagulls are amazing birds, if for no other reason than their ability to use people at their own discretion. Sometimes .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: Why did the Greeks go fishing from the Mediterranean Sea to the Black Sea?

Between 600- and 560-years BCE, several ancient Greek colonies were established on the Western coast of the Black Sea. In .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: What do the Sargasso and the Black Seas have in common?

The Sargasso and the Black Sea are unique for hosting the world’s biggest accumulations of floating macroalgae. In the Sargasso .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: How are cormorants connected with the sea?

It may seem strange, but the majority of the world’s cormorants are coloured as though they’re en route to a .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: What species are farmed in the Black Sea?

Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms; mariculture is the cultivation of marine hydrobionts in saltwater reservoirs of natural (enclosed .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: How did rapana affect marine life and that of coastal-dwellers?

Rapana (Rapana venosa) is the largest mollusc in the Black Sea, reaching 19cm in length and having a shell weighing .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: How long do mussels live and how do they populate new territories?

Professor of the Hydrobiology department of the Odesa National University Simeon Grinbart demonstrated to students an especially large mussel with .....