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Dragonfish can sense slight changes in water flow

Dragonfish can sense slight changes in water flow

Written by on August 24, 2016 in Fish, Marine Life

Dragonfish can detect water flows and low frequency vibrations.

A mix of marine reserves is important to fish

A mix of marine reserves is important to fish

Written by on August 22, 2016 in Coral Reefs, Fish, Marine Life

“It’s important to recognise that this pattern of predators influencing prey is a natural process, and marine reserves are the best way to ensure that this process continues.”

Do fish pee?

Do fish pee?

Written by on August 19, 2016 in Fish, Marine Life

The short answer is: yes. The longer answer is: yes AND fish pee is important.

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

Large Marine Ecosystems are important and they need better management

Large Marine Ecosystems are important and they need better management

Written by on July 29, 2016 in Policy & Ocean Law

There are 66 large marine ecosystems in the world and nearly all of them are experiencing ocean warming. A new report highlights ways to better manage them.

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.

Other

MoJo Day in California!

MoJo Day in California!

Written by on August 15, 2016 in Editor's Choice, Other News

1,200 miles, 96 days, 15 counties, 2 hikers, 1 incredible adventure. This is the story of how August 4th came to be known as “MoJo Day”.

Follow Your Fish Step 5: Eating California Market Squid in California

Follow Your Fish Step 5: Eating California Market Squid in California

Written by on July 25, 2016 in Other News

It’s not easy to find locally-caught California market squid that has never left California…

5 Scientifically Accurate Things About Finding Dory

5 Scientifically Accurate Things About Finding Dory

Written by on July 20, 2016 in Other News

There were undeniably some creative liberties taken by the writers, but there are still some great factual take-home messages in the Finding Nemo sequel.

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