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Research & Analysis
Puffin chicks on Alaska’s Aleutian Islands might not be the first thing to come to mind if your task is to set next year’s fishery catch limits for the enormous and productive eastern Bering Sea. But how successfully these charismatic creatures are reproducing from year to year provides surprisingly important clues about the status of the overall ecosystem—including fish... Read More
If it sounds like a sea cucumber should be a vegetable, don’t reach for your salad bowl.Although shaped like our popular produce item, these wormlike creatures are found throughout the world’s oceans. They can grow from less than an inch to nearly 10 feet. They don’t have a brain; nerves guide them instead. And they boast a unique defensive system. Scare one and it will expel... Read More
A proposed rule from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, if finalized, would weaken U.S. fisheries management and undermine our nation’s legacy of preventing overfishing and creating healthier oceans. Read More