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Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of MarineScienceToday.com. She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog.

Triggerfish are pretty good at differentiating colors

Written by on February 6, 2017 in Fish, Marine Life
Triggerfish are pretty good at differentiating colors

Mantis shrimp aren’t the only creatures with extreme color vision! Researchers recently determined that reef fish can see colors that humans can’t.

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Why do orcas go through menopause?

Written by on January 19, 2017 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
Why do orcas go through menopause?

Orcas start reproducing around age 15 and can live for up to 100 years, but they stop typically stop reproducing in their 30s or 40s.

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Climate change altering some beluga whale migration

Written by on January 17, 2017 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
Climate change altering some beluga whale migration

“The biggest take-home message is that belugas can respond relatively quickly to their changing environment, yet we can’t expect a uniform response across all beluga populations.”

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Holidays Under the Sea

Written by on December 16, 2016 in Other News
Holidays Under the Sea

Need inspiration for a holiday-themed ocean lesson or event?

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What the world’s oldest animal can teach us

Written by on December 12, 2016 in Marine Life
What the world’s oldest animal can teach us

Researchers from Cardiff University are learning about the history of the ocean from the longest-living animal on Earth: the quahog.

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Jellyfish Soup: a beautiful, underwater, conservation-themed dance

Written by on November 16, 2016 in Other News
Jellyfish Soup: a beautiful, underwater, conservation-themed dance

Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the stunning Jellyfish Soup photoshoot!

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Noise isn’t the only problem with shipping

Written by on November 9, 2016 in Technology
Noise isn’t the only problem with shipping

New research demonstrates shipping can disrupt natural genetic patterns of marine species.

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BOFFFFs, critical to the survival of their shallow counterparts

Written by on November 4, 2016 in Marine Life
BOFFFFs, critical to the survival of their shallow counterparts

BOFFFFs are important to marine ecosystems around the world because they’re the ones that reproduce and help keep populations healthy.

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Jellyfish could be the key to fighting seafood fraud

Written by on November 2, 2016 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
Jellyfish could be the key to fighting seafood fraud

Researchers are working on efficient ways to test seafood in order to determine if it was labeled correctly.

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Happy Halloween!

Written by on October 31, 2016 in Other News
Happy Halloween!

From bat rays to goblin sharks, lots of marine life is ready to go trick-or-treating!

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