Archive for June, 2016

Follow Your Fish Step 2: The Processors

Written by on June 27, 2016 in Other News
Follow Your Fish Step 2: The Processors

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

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Mission Bay HS girls limit plastic use in district

Written by on June 24, 2016 in Marine Life
Mission Bay HS girls limit plastic use in district

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

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Explore the underwater world of freediving (trailer)

Written by on June 22, 2016 in Other News
Explore the underwater world of freediving (trailer)

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

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Meet the Market Squid Fishermen

Written by on June 20, 2016 in Interviews, Other News
Meet the Market Squid Fishermen

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

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Want to learn more about sharks?

Written by on June 17, 2016 in Other News, Sharks
Want to learn more about sharks?

Take an online course!

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Visit a seamount from the comfort of your own home

Written by on June 15, 2016 in Technology
Visit a seamount from the comfort of your own home

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

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Introducing the Market Squid Fishery

Written by on June 13, 2016 in Fish, Other News
Introducing the Market Squid Fishery

Did you know that the market squid fishery has frequently been one of the most valuable fisheries in the United States?

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59 species disappeared in Philippines since 1950s

Written by on June 8, 2016 in Fish, Marine Life
59 species disappeared in Philippines since 1950s

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.

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Creature Feature: Introducing California Market Squid

Written by on June 6, 2016 in Invertebrates, Marine Life
Creature Feature: Introducing California Market Squid

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

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Organisms that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning in humans also impact fisheries

Written by on June 3, 2016 in Marine Life
Organisms that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning in humans also impact fisheries

New research reveals that ingesting toxic microorganisms changes the behavior and reproductive capabilities of copepods.

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