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View from tuna cam
May 8, 2019
Scientists from Stanford University’s Tuna Research and Conservation Center release findings from the first-ever tuna-mounted camera in the wild.
salmon shark
March 13, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Researchers combine maps of marine predator habitats with satellite tracks of fishing fleets to identify regions where they overlap – a step toward... Read More
leatherback turtle
September 4, 2018
Understanding the movements of migratory marine animals through different countries' waters and in the open ocean beyond is vital to their management... Read More
February 22, 2018
Satellite data from thousands of high seas fishing vessels over four years illuminate global fishing’s scope and pattern – down to single vessels and... Read More
Bluefin tuna
July 21, 2017
The unique system of hydraulic control of fins discovered in tuna indicates a new role for the lymphatic system in vertebrates. This natural... Read More
Team members from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute collect water from Monterey Bay for eDNA analysis.
June 13, 2017
As ocean animals swim past, they leave behind DNA. Now, scientists have shown these genetic clues can be used as forensic markers to accurately and... Read More