Scooting around in the shallow, coastal waters of Puget Sound is one of the world’s best suction cups.Read the article here.
Scientists have identified the pathogen at the heart of the starfish wasting disease that’s been killing starfish by the millions along the Pacific shores of North America, according to research published Monday.
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Increasing carbon dioxide in the air penetrates into the ocean and makes it more acidic, while robbing seawater of minerals that give shellfish their crunch. The West Coast is one of the first marine ecosystems to feel the effects. Read the article here.
Intertidal Tidings for Autumn has been mailed. Click here for a PDF version
Spring Seminar Series. "The Trials and Appeal(!) of Proof-of-Concept Studeies:
Update on the Rockfish Acoustic Telemetry Project." May 13, 4pm, Commons
Join us Saturday for a day of science and fun! Scientists and students will showcase their marine science research, answer questions and provide demonstrations. Open from 11am to 4pm.
Friday Harbor Laboratories will hold its 15th annual Jazz at the Labs this August.