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Sarah Heidmann

Fish Ecology

University of the Virgin Islands

Sarah has authored 2 articles

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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