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

Thursday Afternoon DredgingNovember 2, 20170

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 […]

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 […]

Fun Science FRIEDay – Osprey Version of the Truman Show #ospreycam

biology, ecology, Fun Science Friday, Natural Science, UncategorizedApril 15, 2016

Do you ever get that feeling that you are being watched? I imagine that is what the ospreys at the nesting platform at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) must feel, if they notice at all. These birds have a camera that is trained on their nest 24/7 during the osprey breeding season (generally from mid-March […]

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