Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)
It’s all hagfish today, baby!
- No One Is Prepared for Hagfish Slime
- Found: The First Fossil of the Slime-Spewing Hagfish and ‘Like finding a sneeze’: fossil identified as 100m-year-old hagfish.
- Slime, baby, slime!
Jetsam (what we’re reading from around the web)
- Belize’s Great Blue Hole has plastic at the bottom of it because of course it does.
- Economically vital Blue Crabs having a hard time dealing with marine hypoxia and acidification.
- Arcade Shark! Doo! Doo! DooDooDooDoo! ‘Galagadon’ shark named after ’80s arcade game due to its oddly shaped teeth.
Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)
- Turner and friends, including both me and Amy, who are very good friends, and Patrick, who’s a pretty good dude (2019) Deep-sea hydrothermal vent ecosystem principles: Identification of ecosystem processes, services and communication of value. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2019.01.003.
- Isaacs and Witbooi (2019) Fisheries crime, human rights and small-scale fisheries in South Africa: A case of bigger fish to fry. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.12.023.
Shipping News (academic and ocean policy wonkery)
- When your research is attacked, an important guide from Discard Studies.
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