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Mission Bay HS girls limit plastic use in district

Mission Bay HS girls limit plastic use in district

Written by on June 24, 2016 in Marine Life

While taking an advanced biology course, three high school girls were inspired to take action and protect our oceans from a major threat: plastic.

59 species disappeared in Philippines since 1950s

59 species disappeared in Philippines since 1950s

Written by on June 8, 2016 in Fish, Marine Life

59 species of finfish have disappeared from fishermen’s catches in some of the world’s most species rich and vulnerable regions over the last 65 years.

Creature Feature: Introducing California Market Squid

Creature Feature: Introducing California Market Squid

Written by on June 6, 2016 in Invertebrates, Marine Life

There are about 750 recognized species of squid. Today (and for the next several weeks), we’ll be focusing on just one: Doryteuthis opalescence.

Technology

Visit a seamount from the comfort of your own home

Visit a seamount from the comfort of your own home

Written by on June 15, 2016 in Technology

In celebration of National Oceans Month, take a trip beneath the waves with the help of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI).

Hands-on learning on the water in Miami

Hands-on learning on the water in Miami

Written by on May 4, 2016 in Technology

On Earth Day, a new lab and STEM education facility opened on the water in Miami, Florida.

Sea Turtles Get the Green Light on Safety

Sea Turtles Get the Green Light on Safety

Written by on April 4, 2016 in Marine Life, Technology

Researchers have come up with a simple and effective means of reducing sea turtle entanglements and mortality from fishing nets: lights.

Policy & Ocean Law

We should “refine and reassess” sea turtle conservation laws

We should “refine and reassess” sea turtle conservation laws

Written by on May 23, 2016 in Policy & Ocean Law, Sea Turtles

Conservation laws need to be “refined and reassessed” in order to more effectively protect sea turtles.

Using “fishing rights” to have our fish and eat them, too

Using “fishing rights” to have our fish and eat them, too

Written by on April 25, 2016 in Fish, Policy & Ocean Law

Research shows that a different approach to fishery management could double global fish populations by 2050.

Parrotfish help keep corals healthy

Parrotfish help keep corals healthy

Written by on April 22, 2016 in Coral Reefs, Fish, Policy & Ocean Law

A new study from the University of Queensland (UQ) shows that stricter fisheries regulations are necessary for the survival of Caribbean corals.

Other

Follow Your Fish Step 2: The Processors

Follow Your Fish Step 2: The Processors

Written by on June 27, 2016 in Other News

Del Mar Seafoods catches, packages, freezes, and exports 80 million pounds of seafood annually, including anchovies, market squid, mackerel and sardines.

Explore the underwater world of freediving (trailer)

Explore the underwater world of freediving (trailer)

Written by on June 22, 2016 in Other News

Did you know that freediving champions have twice the lung capacity of the average adult human?

Meet the Market Squid Fishermen

Meet the Market Squid Fishermen

Written by on June 20, 2016 in Interviews, Other News

David Haworth is a second generation San Diego fisherman with 40 years of fishing experience.

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