Archive for June, 2013

The Fight Against Lionfish Continues With New Technology

Written by on June 28, 2013 in Fish, Marine Life, Technology
The Fight Against Lionfish Continues With New Technology

The fight against invasive lionfish continues in Florida, this time with an interesting twist.

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White Whale Spotted on Annual Migration

Written by on June 27, 2013 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
White Whale Spotted on Annual Migration

Today’s highlights include plans for new fish pens in Scotland, the rare white whale and his possible offspring and rapid sea level rise in Maryland.

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Deep Sea Mining: Goldmine or Unnecessary Risk?

Written by on June 27, 2013 in Other News
Deep Sea Mining: Goldmine or Unnecessary Risk?

Is the reward of deep sea mining worth the potential risk to the environment? Check out this great infographic to find out.

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Researchers Identify Cause of Death for Dolphins in Florida

Written by on June 26, 2013 in Marine Life, Technology, Whales & Dolphins
Researchers Identify Cause of Death for Dolphins in Florida

Today’s highlights include the cause of death of dolphins in a Florida estuary, the search for the cause of water pollution at some New Zealand beaches and a new wave of underwater drones.

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One Tagged Great White Could Reveal Breeding Ground

Written by on June 26, 2013 in Marine Life, Sharks
One Tagged Great White Could Reveal Breeding Ground

Planning a visit to Cape Cod this summer? You might be visiting important great white shark breeding grounds.

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Aquarium Trade Can Lead to ‘Severe Population Decline’

Written by on June 25, 2013 in Fish, Marine Life
Aquarium Trade Can Lead to ‘Severe Population Decline’

Today’s highlights include problems with aquarium trade, new insight into bio-inspired underwater vehicles and daily migrations that affect ocean chemistry.

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Great Whites Facing Great Danger in Gansbaai

Written by on June 25, 2013 in Marine Life, Sharks
Great Whites Facing Great Danger in Gansbaai

A five-year population study of great white sharks at Gansbaai, South Africa reveals that the population is less than half of what researchers were expecting.

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Why Are Animals Dying by the Hundreds in a Florida Estuary?

Written by on June 24, 2013 in Marine Life
Why Are Animals Dying by the Hundreds in a Florida Estuary?

Today’s highlights include a “mass murder mystery” in a Florida estuary, a summary of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission meeting and the importance of coral reefs.

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Forage Fish: Small Fish That Play a Big Role

Written by on June 24, 2013 in Fish, Marine Life
Forage Fish: Small Fish That Play a Big Role

What do humpback whales, wild Pacific salmon and brown pelicans all have in common? They all prey on forage fish.

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Weekly Roundup 29

Written by on June 21, 2013 in Marine Life
Weekly Roundup 29

Here’s a roundup of other stories worth reading this weekend, including sharks and whales in captivity, sustainable fishing and problems with aquaculture.

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