Archive for July, 2016

Large Marine Ecosystems are important and they need better management

Written by on July 29, 2016 in Policy & Ocean Law
Large Marine Ecosystems are important and they need better management

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.

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Soon(ish) we’ll have 3D scans of every fish species in the world

Written by on July 27, 2016 in Fish, Marine Life
Soon(ish) we’ll have 3D scans of every fish species in the world

There are about 25,000 species of fish in the world. One professor is planning on creating 3-D images of each one.

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

Written by on July 25, 2016 in Other News
Follow Your Fish Step 5: Eating California Market Squid in California

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

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Anatomy of the Narwhal

Written by on July 22, 2016 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
Anatomy of the Narwhal

Did you know that the tusk of the narwhal is actually a tooth? Check out this awesome new comic from Squidtoons to learn more!

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5 Scientifically Accurate Things About Finding Dory

Written by on July 20, 2016 in Other News
5 Scientifically Accurate Things About Finding Dory

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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Follow Your Fish Step 4: Back to the US

Written by on July 18, 2016 in Fish, Other News
Follow Your Fish Step 4: Back to the US

After exporting almost all of its market squid, the United States then imports a small portion of that very same squid from China.

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Improving ocean literacy with librariums

Written by on July 14, 2016 in Other News
Improving ocean literacy with librariums

Did you know that a recent study found that only roughly a third of Americans know that their behaviors and actions directly impact the health of the oceans?

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Follow Your Fish Step 3: Processing in China

Written by on July 11, 2016 in Other News
Follow Your Fish Step 3: Processing in China

Imports of frozen seafood in China have increased steadily over the last five years, reaching approximately $6.4 in 2015.

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Follow Your Fish Step 2.5: The Journey Overseas

Written by on July 5, 2016 in Other News
Follow Your Fish Step 2.5: The Journey Overseas

Shipping a product that’s consumed in the U.S. to another country for processing may seem a little absurd, but there are several reasons it’s done this way.

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