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Large marine animals will face same fate as the mammoth

Large marine animals will face same fate as the mammoth

Written by on September 19, 2016 in Marine Life

New research reveals an unprecedented pattern of extinction in the oceans: larger marine animals face a higher risk of extinction, thanks primarily to humans.

Everything you wanted to know about the horseshoe crab…

Everything you wanted to know about the horseshoe crab…

Written by on September 9, 2016 in Marine Life

Did you know that horseshoe crabs are not actually crabs?

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.

Technology

Deep-sea sensors helping researchers learn about beaked whales

Deep-sea sensors helping researchers learn about beaked whales

Written by on September 23, 2016 in Technology, Whales & Dolphins

A new set of drifting deep-sea acoustic sensors will help researchers learn more about elusive beaked whales.

NASA in the Great Barrier Reef

NASA in the Great Barrier Reef

Written by on September 21, 2016 in Coral Reefs, Technology

NASA recently began a new mission in the Great Barrier Reef to “transform our understanding of Earth’s valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs.”

Seeing Salmon at the Ballard Locks

Seeing Salmon at the Ballard Locks

Written by on September 16, 2016 in Fish, Technology

The Ballard locks allow ships to travel from Puget Sound into the lakes and guide salmon up a long ladder to spawn.

Policy & Ocean Law

The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay: A New National Marine Sanctuary?

The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay: A New National Marine Sanctuary?

Written by on September 8, 2016 in Editor's Choice, Policy & Ocean Law

The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay is in the running to become Maryland’s first national marine sanctuary.

Improved high seas management need to protect coastal fisheries

Improved high seas management need to protect coastal fisheries

Written by on September 7, 2016 in Fish, Policy & Ocean Law

New research shows that closing fisheries in the high seas could increase catches in coastal waters by 10 percent.

Drawing the line: the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Drawing the line: the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Written by on September 6, 2016 in Fish, Policy & Ocean Law

President Obama recently quadrupled the size of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument from 140,000 to 582,578 square miles.

Other

Reducing shark consumption good for sharks, good for human health

Reducing shark consumption good for sharks, good for human health

Written by on September 12, 2016 in Other News

Researchers found high concentrations of toxins linked to neurodegenerative diseases (like Alzheimer’s and ALS) in the fins and muscles of 10 shark species.

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…

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