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Southern Fried Science · 1d ago

Fossil whales, Amazon dams, and offshore wind: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: June 22nd, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch these freshwater rays (genus Potamotrygon) from this video by the California Academy of Sciences Follow Dr. Kara Feilich, a freshwater fish conservation bio...
Southern Fried Science · 4d ago

Cuttlefish camouflage, climate change, ShellBorgs, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: June 19, 2017.

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) This cuttlefish: Thanks to Nik Hubbard for bringing it to our attention. Jetsam (what we’re enjoying from around the web) It was a big week for c...
Southern Fried Science · 1W ago

Wrasse control, oyster farming, and the economic benefits of saving whales. Thursday Afternoon Dredging: June 15th, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch this horn shark hatch in this video from the Monterey Bay Aquarium! Follow environmental lawyer Linda Nowlan on twitter! Salmon farmers use wrasse to combat...
Southern Fried Science · 1W ago

Half-safe, climate change, deep-sea mining’s last frontier, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: Junes 12, 2017.

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) 27 National Monuments are under review by the Department of the Interior. Our Nation Monuments are our National Treasures. Don’t let them be sold to the highest b...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

Save the date: OceansOnline is back in 2018!

I am pleased to announce that following the success of 2016’s OceansOnline, this event will return! What is it? OceansOnline focuses on how marine scientists, conservationists, and educators...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

Giant whales, drowning historical sites, and slimy fish lips. Thursday Afternoon Dredging: June 8th, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch this salmon shark. Video by Ravencroft Lodge in Alaska Follow Cassandra Ruck, a graduate student studying shark conservation genetics, on twitter! Coral ree...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

June is National Ocean Month and the president’s proclamation needs some fact checking.

June is National Ocean Month! Take a moment to step back, breathe, and reflect on what the ocean means to you. Go to the beach. Read Moby Dick. Build an underwater robot. And then go remind ...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

Seasteading, ivory diving, seabed mining, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: June 5, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) We Should All Care About Sea Grant. Despite being one of the most bipartisan research programs in the United States, with a huge return on investment for coastal ...
Southern Fried Science · 3W ago

Thursday Afternoon Dredging: June 1, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch how guitarfish pull their whole eyeball inside their skull instead of blinking (learn more about this here) Follow Norah Brown, a UBC graduate student study...
Southern Fried Science · 3W ago

#IAmSeaGrant, Octopus Beats Dolphins, Deep-sea Mining, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: May 29, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) #IAmSeaGrant. Despite being one of the most bipartisan research programs in the United States, with a huge return on investment for coastal communities and busine...