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Bluefin Futures Symposium Advances Global Cooperation Toward Tuna Conservation

The 2016 Bluefin Futures Symposium hosted by the Tuna Research and Conservation Center (TRCC), Stanford University, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium.   ©Monterey Bay Aquarium, photo by Tyson V. Rininger 

Feb 11, 2016

Monterey Bay Aquarium and Stanford University convened many of the world’s leading bluefin tuna researchers, policymakers and stakeholders for the Bluefin Futures Symposium in Monterey, California. Together, this diverse group of experts explored opportunities for international collaboration with a common goal: healthy and sustainable wild bluefin tuna populations across the world’s ocean.

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Expert in Marine Biodiversity Conservation Named Science Director for Monterey Bay Aquarium


Feb 10, 2016

Dr. Kyle Van Houtan, a conservation ecologist with expertise in marine biodiversity and global change, has been named director of science at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Discover the Wonders of the Ocean at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Visitors view the newly renovated Open Sea exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. © Monterey Bay Aquarium/Randy Wilder

Feb 08, 2016

Aquarium News

On October 20, 1984, the fish came back to Monterey’s historic Cannery Row.   They came back in style, too, as the stars of the world-acclaimed Monterey Bay Aquarium. Today, more than 35,000 creatures representing over 550 species fill 34 major...

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Obama Administration Advances New U.S. Seafood Traceability Program to Fight Illegal Fishing

Margaret Spring, Vice President of Conservation and Science at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. © Monterey Bay Aquarium, Photo by Tyson V. Rininger

Feb 04, 2016

Today, the National Ocean Council Committee on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud released a proposed rule outlining the new U.S. seafood traceability program.

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