Our oceans are teeming with life.
But such life is also facing pressures: global warming, pollution, overextraction of resources. Here, an automatic compilation of DW content on marine life.
Hundreds of dolphins have been washing up dead on the Black Sea coast in recent years. Experts say some dolphins are getting caught in illegal fishing nets which are used to catch a valuable species of flatfish. But the fishing industry is not solely to blame for the dwindling dolphin numbers.
Sea lice are threatening the Canadian salmon industry. Farmers are desparately looking for ways to fight the parasites. They treat them aggressively with peroxide solution, or more gently by adding "cleaner fish" to their tanks. Meanwhile, consumers have to stomach higher salmon prices until the market recovers.