Giant whales and collapsing cod stocks: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, March 29th, 2018
Cuttings (short and sweet):
- Follow shark and ray biologist Jeremy Vaudo on twitter!
- Science may have a reason why whales get so big. By Carrie Arnold, for National Geographic.
- Paleo profile: The fish from China. By Brian Switek, for Scientific American.
- Mass stranding in Australia claims 130 whales. Video, for the Guardian.
Spoils (long reads and deep dives):
- Newfoundland cod stocks suffer serious and surprising decline. By Jessica Leder, for the Globe and Mail.
- Under the sea: life is the bubbles in newly discovered deep reef zone. By Basten Gokkon, for MongaBay
- Scientists just fast-forwarded ocean acidification on a coral reef. By Maddie Stone, for Earther.
- Can Aquaculture solve the fishing crisis in the South China Sea? By Zhang Hongzhou, for the Diplomat.
- To save whales, Maine’s lobster fishery must change. By Fred Bever, for NPR.
- Ocean scientists forecast huge plankton blooms in the Arabian sea. By Jeff Tollefson, for Nature News.
- Fish crossing genetic borders as oceans warm. By Matthew Berger, for OceansDeeply.
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