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White Shark Researchers Tap Data From Electronic Tags to Gain New Insights Into Survival Rate for Young Sharks

May 09, 2018

Tagging in Southern California and Mexico shows most shark deaths due to unintentional capture in fishing gear, highlighting value of best practices that support protected species’ recovery.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Honors Five Exceptional Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

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

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

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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Monterey Bay Aquarium Presents California Ocean Champion Awards to Assemblymembers Eduardo Garcia and Mark Stone

Feb 21, 2018

Monterey Bay Aquarium recognized California Assemblymembers Eduardo Garcia and Mark Stone with 2018 Ocean Champion Awards, honoring their significant contributions to California’s ocean and coastal leadership.

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