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Monterey Bay Aquarium Honors Five Exceptional Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

Monterey Bay Aquarium youth volunteer Yuriko Mora-Santillan, a 2018 Lucile S. Packard Youth Volunteer Award recipient.

Apr 13, 2018

The Monterey Bay Aquarium announces its 2018 Lucile S. Packard Memorial Award and Youth Volunteer Awards.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Commends Congress for Funding Key NOAA Programs to Address Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rush escorts the suspected high seas drift net fishing vessel Da Cheng in the North Pacific Ocean on August 14, 2012. (Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Mar 30, 2018

Statement of Margaret Spring, chief conservation officer at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, regarding Congressional approval of FY 2018 appropriations for key fisheries management programs.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Study Finds Sea Turtles Use Flippers to Manipulate Food

A green turtle holding a mosaic jellyfish (Thysanostoma thysanura) in the water column near the ocean surface in the Similan Islands, Thailand, taken June 2017. © Rich Carey/

Mar 29, 2018

Sea turtles use their flippers to handle prey despite the limbs being evolutionarily designed for locomotion, a discovery by Monterey Bay Aquarium researchers published today in PeerJ. The in-depth examination of the phenomenon - Limb-use By Foraging...

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