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November 2, 2014
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Newly Discovered Juvenile Whale Shark Aggregation in Red Sea

Researchers Get Rare Glimpse into the Lives of Ocean’s Gentle Giants Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus)—which grow more than 30 feet long—are the largest fish in the world’s ocean, but little is known about their movements on a daily basis or … Continue reading

April 22, 2014
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Cotsen researcher finds evidence of ‘unnatural selection’ in popular Panamanian seafood

Caribbean fighting conch used to be harvested with more meat, but evolved to mature at smaller size Like most residents of Panama’s Isla Colón, UCLA archaeologist Thomas Wake has enjoyed more than a few plates of Caribbean fighting conch in … Continue reading

January 12, 2014
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New Study Finds Extreme Longevity in White Sharks

Great white sharks—top predators throughout the world’s ocean—grow much slower and live significantly longer than previously thought, according to a new study led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). In the first successful radiocarbon age validation study for adult … Continue reading