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Checking the Ocean’s Pulse with Plankton

By Joseph Bennington-Castro At the very core of the marine food web you’ll find plankton, which are tiny organisms that propagate and feed the rest of the ocean’s marine life — indirectly feeding everyone who enjoys seafood. Plankton, by definition, are small … Continue reading

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White Caps, Painted Dolphins, and Sperm Whales Galore!

by Marie C. Hill, Andrea R. Bendlin, Allan D. Ligon, and Adam Ü After having to skip our surveys off Saipan last year because of the damage from Typhoon Soudelor, we were happy to return during 7-18 May 2016 to continue … Continue reading

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Keith Bigelow named NOAA Fisheries Employee of the Month for December 2012

Dr. Bigelow is a fishery biologist at NOAA’s Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center.  During the 2012 meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), Dr. Bigelow distinguished himself with his work as science advisor for the U.S. delegation. … Continue reading

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