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Thursday Afternoon Dredging

Upside-down fish, shellfish poaching, and the value of whale poop: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: November 16, 2017

Thursday Afternoon DredgingNovember 16, 20170

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch this tiger shark hunting a hammerhead shark, in amazing National Geographic footage! Follow Sarah Popov, a marine spatial ecologist interested in fisheries and conservation, on twitter! Whales in polluted water develop a new feeding strategy. By Jason Goldman, for Scientific American.

Seagrass restoration, seabirds, and sea turducken! Thursday Afternoon Dredging: November 2, 2017

Thursday Afternoon DredgingNovember 2, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch this skate seen on a SCUBA dive in Scotland! Video by Catherine Hollingdale Follow fish parasitologist Isaure de Buron on twitter! Judge halts Hawaii aquarium fishing until environmental review. By the AP. There are more fish in the sea, because the Magnusson-Stevens Act is working. By George Leonard, for the Ocean […]

Reducing seabird bycatch, rescuing vaquita, and cod comebacks: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: October 26, 2017

Thursday Afternoon DredgingOctober 26, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch aquarists at the PPG Aquarium at the Pittsburgh zoo target train a zebra shark so it comes when it’s called Follow PNG Sharks and Rays, a twitter account associated with a project studying “one of the last frontiers of marine biodiversity research,” on twitter. 5 things you should know about the […]

Oil spill impacts, Great Barrier Reef recovery, and the mystery of the Hunley: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: August 31, 2017

Thursday Afternoon DredgingAugust 31, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch these bull sharks in Beqa Lagoon, Fiji, in this video by Beqa Lagoon Resort. Follow marine social scientist Amy Diedrich on twitter! The impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Gulf of Mexico shorelines. An introduction to a special issue of research, from the NOAA Response and Restoration blog.  

Shrinking fish, shipstrikes, and tracking Putin by wildlife. Thursday Afternoon Dredging: August 24th, 2017

Thursday Afternoon DredgingAugust 24, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch this basking shark feed in a video from Basking Shark Scotland Follow Ting-Chun Kuo, a seahorse conservationist who just defended her Ph.D., on twitter! Climate change is shrinking fish. By Craig Welch, for National Geographic. More whales are dying from shipstrikes then previously believed, because some sink. By KCBS news. Scientists […]

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