I’m a first-year marine science student looking at conservation of fish stocks, following the anti-whaling debate and basically finding out more about human effects on oceanic food webs.
Latest Blog Posts
- Seaweed passion leads to crowd-funding research
- Circle hooks more humane choice for sharks, rays and sportfish
- A Photographic Tribute to The Ocean
- It’s leatherjacket season! Also, this is not a fashion article…
- Osprey in Flighton Apr 14, 2013 in UncategorizedReblogged from Photo Nature Blog: Copyright Jeffrey Foltice This Osprey had me in its sights as it flew overhead today. Also known as the Fish Hawk, it enjoys catching fish and will normally have a nest near a water source. (Click on this or any of m...
- Inventing a new species, one misspelling at a time
- Zombie bees and killer shrimpon Apr 8, 2013 in UncategorizedReblogged from Biodiversity Revolution: Those who know me know that I watch a lot of Asian films: some very high quality ones, and some very cheap ones, the latter often featuring zombies and killer seafood. It turns out, though, that truth is again...
- Giant squid biodiversityon Mar 22, 2013 in UncategorizedReblogged from Biodiversity Revolution: I'm pretty fond of all things squiddly, so I was concerned that Nature has a post this week about the low biodiversity of the giant squid - it seems that the giant squid (Architeuthis) are all one species, all...
- Red snapper mislabelling rife in US restaurants: Oceana
- More than a planktonic relationship: microbes digest double the carbon previously estimated
- Behind the picture 5on Mar 12, 2013 in UncategorizedReblogged from gavinparsons: The oceanic This week’s ‘behind the picture’ is one from my archives. It was taken in the Red Sea, just off Big Brother Island in the early naughties. The reason I bring it to you today is because the oceanic white...
- Last of the leatherbacks? Majestic turtles closer to extinction
- AMCS puts shark finning back in the news; Danny Green’s shark tale
- Geelong Science Online Watch Party #scio13vic
- “SHARK ATTACK!” NB: does not feature an actual shark attack
- Smooth Stingray at the Warrnambool pier
- Flame shell beds disovered off Scottish coast
- How does a coral reef grow?
- 2012 in review, thanks for making it a great year!
- Perfect weather for lobster and abalone fishing – another reason I love south-west Victoria