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  • How Do Scientists Know Where the Fish Go?

    How Do Scientists Know Where the Fish Go?

    Understanding where fish spend their time—including where and when they migrate—is an important part of scientists’ knowledge about species. But fish and other critters can’t just send a text when they get to their winter homes

  • How Scientists Track Fish

    How Scientists Track Fish

    Understanding where fish spend their time—including where and when they migrate—is an important part of scientists’ knowledge about species.

  • Scientists Stumped by Sea Creature

    Scientists Stumped by Sea Creature

    Last week, the decomposing remains of what appeared to be a strange creature were found on a beach at the Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge in southeast Georgia, reports local media.

  • Goldfish make alcohol to survive harsh winters beneath frozen lakes

    Goldfish make alcohol to survive harsh winters beneath frozen lakes

    Scientists have uncovered the secret behind a goldfish's remarkable ability to produce alcohol as a way of surviving harsh winters beneath frozen lakes.

  • Scientists Join White Shark Expedition

    Scientists Join White Shark Expedition

    Director of the Center for Shark Research at Mote Marine Laboratory, and scientists from several other institutions are boarding OCEARCH’s research vessel this week for a return expedition to the waters off South Carolina, north Florida and Georgia –Expedition Lowcountry II. This Jan. 15-Feb. 5 trip, the 31st expedition hosted by OCEARCH, aims to expand scientific knowledge about white sharks, popularly known as great white sharks.

  • Scientists Test Oil Spill Containment Equipment in Mission Bay

    Scientists Test Oil Spill Containment Equipment in Mission Bay

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) facilitated an exercise today to test response strategies aimed at protecting environmentally sensitive sites in the event of an oil spill near Mission Bay.

  • Scientists Predict Yukon River Chinook Run Timing

    Scientists Predict Yukon River Chinook Run Timing

    This screenshot from the AOOS data portal shows the sea ice forecast produced by the National Weather Service. Sea ice concentration is one of the key variables used to predict timing of Yukon River Chinook. Research in Chinook Run Timing 2015 Forecast and Data Page Journal Article Describing Run Timing Model Paper, Presentation and Poster for the American Meteorological Society