Marine biological news and information related to our research, marine policy or public outreach work.

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The blue jellyfish (Cyanea lamarckii)

Welcome to the wonderful world of jellyfish

Jellyfish (Cnidaria and Ctenophora) What is a...

Posted on Jun 19, 2018

MBA 'ocean indicator' supports microplastic investigation into the Pacific Garbage Patch

The MBA is delighted to have supplied an ‘ocean indicator’ for SkyOceanRescue...

Posted on Jun 18, 2018

Third Tranche of MCZs: contribute to official MBA consultation response

Defra is now consulting on the third and final tranche of MCZs, which involves...

Posted on Jun 18, 2018

Free workshops: Citizen Science Data Collection Tools for Marine Biological Scientists

We are pleased to announce two free workshops taking place in July and...

Posted on Jun 14, 2018

Can the UK remain a world leader in marine science post-Brexit?

A Minister for the Marine Environment is amongst recommendations from the...

Posted on Jun 13, 2018

Long-term monitoring reveals how pink salmon influence their food supply in a region of the north Pacific ocean

Scientists have discovered that a single, exceptionally abundant fish species...

Posted on May 25, 2018

MP visits the Marine Biological Association

Last year Dr Matt Frost spent a week in parliament shadowing the local...

Posted on May 23, 2018

European Marine Biological Resource Centre Biobank (EBB)

EBB is an Interreg (Atlantic Area) funded project with 20 partner institutions...

Posted on May 22, 2018

Other updates

Make a Sea Change

Sea Change reports - the Sea Change project is coming to an end but wanted to...

Posted on Feb 22, 2018

MBA Bioblitz 2017

Lee Bay Biobllitz

We are very pleased to announce that our 2017 BioBlitz will be at Lee Bay, near...

Posted on Sep 22, 2017

July 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the July 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! I hope you will join me...

Posted on Jul 27, 2017


May 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the May 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! We are still busy working...

Posted on May 26, 2017

Beach Rangers

Plymouth celebrates World Ocean Day, Thursday June 8th

World Ocean Day is a global event to raise awareness of the wonder and...

Posted on May 24, 2017

April 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the April 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! You might be wondering...

Posted on Apr 13, 2017

Crabby Crafts

CrabWatch for all!

On the 4th and 5th of April 2017, the MBA education team was at the National...

Posted on Apr 11, 2017

The first Sea-Shore Safari of the year at Mount Edgcumbe!

On the 30 th of March 2017, the education team and volunteers spent the day...

Posted on Mar 31, 2017