Tag Archive for 'MarLin'

Climate change expanding ocean dead zones

December 14th, 2011 by United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The science behind counting fish in the ocean to measure their abundance has never been simple. A scientific paper authored by NOAA Fisheries biologist Eric Prince, Ph.D., and eight other scientists shows that expanding ocean dead zones – driven by climate change – have added a new wrinkle to that science. In the 4 December […]

Fisherman’s black tie reveals new species record for Guernsey waters

May 10th, 2011 by Richard Lord

In February 2011 Dr Waltraud Klepal, an electron microscopist in the Department of Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research at the University of Vienna, working in areas of interest to medical and biomedical researchers, sent an email requesting barnacle specimens.  The email found its way to Guernsey and was forwarded to Guernsey commercial crab and lobster […]