Archive for August, 2016

Dragonfish can sense slight changes in water flow

Written by on August 24, 2016 in Fish, Marine Life
Dragonfish can sense slight changes in water flow

Dragonfish can detect water flows and low frequency vibrations.

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A mix of marine reserves is important to fish

Written by on August 22, 2016 in Coral Reefs, Fish, Marine Life
A mix of marine reserves is important to fish

“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.”

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Do fish pee?

Written by on August 19, 2016 in Fish, Marine Life
Do fish pee?

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

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5 other facts about the Greenland shark

Written by on August 17, 2016 in Marine Life, Sharks
5 other facts about the Greenland shark

Scientists recently discovered that the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) has a life expectancy of at least 272 years.

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MoJo Day in California!

Written by on August 15, 2016 in Editor's Choice, Other News
MoJo Day in California!

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”.

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Citizen scientists needed to find hammerheads!

Written by on August 3, 2016 in Marine Life, Sharks
Citizen scientists needed to find hammerheads!

If you’re in California, researchers want to know when you see smooth and scalloped hammerhead sharks.

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Follow Your Fish: Market Squid Recipes!

Written by on August 1, 2016 in Marine Life
Follow Your Fish: Market Squid Recipes!

Now that we’ve learned about the market squid supply chain, we’re ready to eat it.

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