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Sarah Heidmann

Fish Ecology

University of the Virgin Islands

Sarah has authored 3 articles

Serendipitous data reveals a previously unknown ecosystem under Arctic ice

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Fish gas bladders interfere with sonar, and we can use that interference to study Arctic fish stocks

Sarah Heidmann

To make fishing sustainable, we need to track fish as they move around the world

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Wealthier nations have extensive telemetry networks, but the majority of worldwide fish catch goes untracked

Sarah Heidmann

Misinformation is keeping invasive, destructive lionfish around

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New study suggests better scientific dissemination could put lionfish on the menu and protect native habitats

Sarah Heidmann

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Giant clams are growing faster than ever. That's not a good thing

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This supercharged growth is likely due to nitrate aerosols in our modern atmosphere

New evidence implicates container ships in the spread of stony coral tissue loss disease

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The disease is a severe threat to the Caribbean's vibrant coral reefs

Summits of underwater mountains are prime real estate for fish

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Seamounts in Papua New Guinea have nearly twice the biodiversity as nearby shallow reefs

Marine sponges are coral reefs' great recyclers

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Sponges eat the "marine snow" that falls from other organisms in the ocean

Coral reef restoration projects are not a long-term solution to biodiversity loss

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Most outplanted staghorn corals in the Florida Keys don't survive past seven years

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Ocean heatwaves like "The Blob" cause lasting damage to marine ecosystems

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Recent research details The Blob's effects on the Alaska pollock fishery

Keira Monuki

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Retracting publications doesn't stop them from influencing science

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"Zombie papers" keep on getting cited, with huge ripple effects

Fanni Daniella Szakal

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Whale sharks' huge bodies mean they've never really been cold-blooded

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Studying these enormous animals requires close collaboration between scientists and aquariums

Brittney G. Borowiec

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Invasive species are pushing close to the boundaries of protected areas

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Protected areas are successful at maintaining ecosystems, but for how long?

Fanni Daniella Szakal

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Cod ears contain a long history of warming in the Atlantic Ocean

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Bones in fish ears have recorded evidence of a trend that could mean trouble for fish

Olivia Bernard

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