Underwater Times

world's leading news source for the world underwater
Jeff Dudas
Founder and Editor
Gerard Foti
Contributing Editor
Sarasota, Florida - published daily since 2002

Top Stories

South Africa: Massive 27-tonne dead whale oozing fluids out carcass washes up and stuns beachgoers

Let them eat cake: Biden's lavish lobster dinner doesn't change his hostility to seafood industry, fish groups say

The usual suspects: Investigation launched as bullet shell found at Scottish fish farm

How jet propelled gelatinous marine organisms could inspire underwater vehicle design

Whole Foods slammed over Maine lobster ban: It 'hurts' fishing families

10-year-old girl fights off shark during attack at Florida beach; 'There’s a piece missing'

How The Creature From The Black Lagoon Pulled Off Its Groundbreaking Underwater Scenes

Young Orca 'Lost and Grieving' Looking for Pod After Mom Died in Stranding

Everything is bigger: See where record-breaking fish have been caught in Texas

Less: ‘Common’ Dolphins on Israeli Coastline Decreased by 40% in Last 5 Years

'Massive numbers': New Gulf oil spill study finds even deadlier impact on one of Florida's most popular fish

White sharks once again migrate into Florida’s waters, probably eating other sharks

More than 200 people rescued after being stranded on huge chunk of ice that broke free on Minnesota lake while they were fishing; 'very unpredictable'

Food insecurity: Protection of blue sharks expected to hit Japan’s exports of fins; 'extra steps needed'

World record high dive: Rick Winters’ insane effort still stands 40 years later

Malaysia: Divers upset over man in viral video riding whale shark in Semporna

Lego lost at sea has made a woman from Cornwall world-famous

Malta: Divers question choice of experts in court case over death of Christine Gauci

‘The most worthless of all fish’ survey results posted by Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks

Leonardo DiCaprio hails Chester Zoo for 'bringing rare fish species back from the dead'

Dead Sperm Whale Discovered With Strange Cut Mark Leaves Scientists Baffled

Eco-warrior Paul Watson, Scourge of Whalers, Returns to the Seas; 'we’re ready to return to battle on the high seas'

Climate Rechanging: Scientists Are Investigating Signs of Ancient Human Civilization Underwater

Cornwall: Seal rescued for second time after getting 'horrifically entangled' in fishing hooks

Brazil expels US fishing tour company from indigenous land; 'no authorization from the government'

Shark chomps on seal off Cape Cod: ‘Bad day to be a seal’

James Cameron Has Reinvented Underwater Cinematography... Again

7 Dolphins Rescued, 1 Euthanized After Washing Ashore at Cape Cod ‘Stranding Hotspot'

Flight team begins tracking right whales migrating along East Coast; 'We are able to confirm, in real time, the life histories of these animals'

Food insecurity: Endangered status sought for manatees as hundreds starve; 'desperately imperiled animals'

Fright: Eerie moment ‘world’s creepiest shark’ with one eye and ‘crazy teeth’ circles divers

Trinidad and Tobago divers' last words heard at underwater pipeline tragedy: God will save us!

Food insecurity: Whole Foods Market to stop selling Maine lobster, following fishery’s loss of two sustainability labels

Gustave: Is twenty-foot crocodile still on the loose? Mystery surrounds fate of one-tonne beast which has 'eaten more than 300 people'

'Landmark vote' gives boost to threatened sharks; 'over-exploitation for trade'

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Other News...

Salt life: Whale found dead on Kerry beach had rusted fishing hook in its genitals and toothbrush in its stomach

Boat strikes suspected as dead Humpback whales on B.C. coast stump scientists; 'it’s unusual'

Asprete measures: ‘Europe’s rarest fish’ numbers spawn hopes for species’ survival

Move over cigarettes: Vape pens now threatening San Marcos River

'It's like baby-sitting a 40 ton animal': Divers describe sheer joy after incredible close encounter with a 30ft juvenile humpback whale

Let them be: Rescue effort for 5 pilot whales stranded on Cape Cod put on hold, officials say

Divers dig deep to retrieve detritus from Nelson's harbor

Watch: Decaying whales are 'islands of food' for aquatic organisms

Hot, crowded and flattened: Kitesurfer runs into a humpback whale off the coast of California

Food insecurity: US court orders ban on New Zealand exports of several fish species

Fading: 'News organization' spends time to refute random claim that mass whale beaching in Australia tied to 'engineered flooding'

Dolphin found stranded on West Australian beach euthanized despite rescue efforts

Wipeout: Paddleboarder gets taken out by dolphin

Western Australia: Police issue warning after 'rare' crocodile sighting at fishing spot

Fishers in Flores Sea opt to limit harvest of overexploited sea cucumbers

Four Indonesian men found fishing for sharks in Australian waters fined almost $20,000 in Darwin local court

No kidding: Sarasota man jumps in water to save engagement ring after trying to propose

Researchers fight to save Tasmania’s giant underwater kelp forests

China: Salvaged ancient shipwreck transferred to its new home

Open water: Man, 28, is hoisted out of Gulf of Mexico after spending 15 hours in the ocean after he fell off Carnival Cruise ship

Rebound: Scientists say Hurricane Ian runoff is feeding Florida's red tide blooms

Whale hearing tested off Queensland coast to help protect the mammals from man-made noises

'ET's hand found!': Appendage with long bony fingers found on Brazilian beach sparks fears it belongs to an alien - but experts claim it's from a whale or dolphin

Thanksgiving: Three pods of Southern Resident orcas spotted in Salish Sea for more than two weeks

Horrifying 'lizard fish' with rows of razor-sharp teeth found in ocean for first time

Bosphorus fish stocks crash as huge trawlers snatch the catch

Climate re-changing: An underwater mosque resurfaces in India; ‘We lived there once’

Goat fish: What are mahi mahi eating? Researchers teamed up with Hawaii anglers to find out

My cetacean teacher: How whales can help dispel the myth of green capitalism

Alligator almost bites off man's hand in horrifying viral video, internet reacts

Tasmania's Petuna Aquaculture builds salmon sperm database to breed climate-proof fish

Florida wildlife officials weigh new rules at Skyway Fishing Pier to curb bird entanglements

Haunting photos show divers exploring 'frightening' underwater bacteria formations

Will B.C. be next to ban open-net fish farms after slew of U.S. states halt practice?

Live the Florida beach: Baby dolphin rescue!

The neverending story: Climate change likely playing role in 40% drop in Pacific gray whale population

Dolphins ignore hot sauce–spiked nets: Fishers flummoxed as nothing found to deter hungry dolphins

From brolar bears to narlugas: The bizarre hybrid animals that could soon roam the Earth because of climate change

Device generates electrical fields to keep sharks away from fish hooks

Record trout caught in Colorado for 3rd time this year: ‘Really special fish’

We have the technology: After 6 months, a central Nebraska pond reopens to anglers, rebuilt and restocked with fish

Ireland: Unknown 'pig-like' sea creature's body washes up on beach leaving locals perplexed

Loss of freshwater dolphins kills tourism industry in southern Lao province; 'used to be a big business'

VIDEO: Divers map sunken Japanese WWII submarine in an Australian first

'In the jaws of a beast': Tampa Bay triathlete recovers and recounts attack by massive alligator

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More news...

Venting: Florida Wildlife Commission proposes rule to help improve survival of released reef fish

Call for ban on eel fishing challenges UK and EU to step up on extinction crisis

Podcast: How reporters uncovered a massive illegal shark finning operation by Chinese fishing fleet

Mysterious shipwreck found full of household items near Sweden is dated to 14th century

Coastal Job: Underwater cave ecologist Fernando Calderón-Gutiérrez explores life that thrives in deep, dark underwater world

Where is Migaloo? Why haven’t we seen the white whale?

Final countdown: Carnival cruise ship passenger who spent 15 hours overboard in the Gulf of Mexico was 30 seconds from death says Coast Guard rescuer; 'He had nothing left to give'

Where the fish are: Sea lions feast on fish on the American River in California

It was written: Refloated whale restrands and dies in Golden Bay

Is fish sausage the missing link in the great bait debate?

Safety first: Alaska commercial fishing industry goes 1 year without a fatality

It’s coral spawning season in the Great Barrier Reef - watch this beautiful natural process unfold

Lumpfish: How AI may help Scotland’s salmon farming industry by sorting the bold from the bashful among cleaner fish

Colombia seizes one ton of mutilated sharks in the Pacific Ocean

Tiny sharks found in River Thames by fishermen 20 miles from London

Florida: Shark bites youngster during family trip to Hobe Sound Beach into adventure

No foul: Panama gets US aid to avoid red card in illegal fishing fight

Philippines: Stronger marine protections sought after whale shark sightings in Batangas, Quezon

Inside the life of a deep sea saturation diver, one of the most dangerous and isolated jobs in the world

New Zealand: Orca stranding on Hawke’s Bay beach prompts rescue attempt

Minnesota: New owners make cold-blooded investment in ice fishing on Lake of the Woods

South Africa: New shark research could give swimmers advance warning of dangers; 'you're going to want to know about it'

As shark numbers plummet, nations seek ban on devastatingly effective shark fishing gear

Group launches deep diving challenge to clean South-East Queensland waterways

Florida teen who lost leg in shark attack recovering quickly, says she 'doesn't have time to be sad'

What a whopper! Extraordinary photo emerges of a 'MEGASHARK' lurking off the coast of Australia - and it's hungry for a snack

Rich history: The hidden depths of Qatar's pearl diving industry

Chub: Effort to save rare 5-inch-long fish on Nevada’s edges prompts conservationists’ lawsuit

Deadly fish 'with poison 1,200 times deadlier than cyanide' found washed up on Brit beach

Michigan: Sea turtles celebrate Thanksgiving with a turkey-shaped feast in Auburn Hills

Optical Illusion: Is there a crocodile in this river?

Humans believed to be involved in the deaths of at least 2 of 5 humpback whales beached in BC since mid-October

Ultra-luxury submarine promises 360-degree underwater view and an 11mph top speed

Murky waters: Inside shocking dolphin abuse scandal which saw famous trainer take his own life after damning controversial video

Florida: Rehabilitated sea turtle 'Cork' released back into the Gulf of Mexico; 'he had very bad buoyancy control problems'

Drone video captures rare newborn humpback whale calf sighting in California

Regime change: Marine ecosystem off Southeast Greenland may have crossed tipping point, says study

Brit fisherman catches 67-pound fish named 'The Carrot'

‘We’re really just scratching the surface’: Fisherman tags great whites off Hilton Head

Dive team goes back into the Hackensack River in search of 1812 cannon stolen in 1980

Searchers find five World War II-era US bombers in waters off Croatia

Ahmed Gabr to the rescue: Record-breaking scuba diver plans to restore Egypt's 'rainforests of the ocean'

Spare the harpoon: Scientists say one thing might stop young orcas from attacking boats