SWFSC researchers featured in new vaquita video
SWFSC scientists are featured in a new video about the vaquita porpoise, the world's most endangered marine mammal. The film, Vaquita - Saving the Desert Porpoise, highlights our scientists that conduct research on vaquita, while pondering the question, "Has time run out?"
Sea turtles call San Gabriel River home
KABC, Los Angeles, features a story about a rare and endangered species is thriving in the most unlikely of places, between industrial power plants on the border of Long Beach and Sea Beach. A colony of green sea turtles has
MMTD Participates in NOAA Day at Aquarium of the Pacific
NOAA Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific - Kelly Goodwin, Joel Schumacher, and Jim Gilpatrick of the MMTD represented SWFSC at "NOAA Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific" in Long Beach, CA on Saturday, November 16th.
Antarctic Killer Whale Ecology Research
Antarctic Peninsula, November – December 2013 – This represents the sixth consecutive year of investigations by the Marine Mammal and Turtle Division at Southwest Fisheries Science Center into the ecology of Antarctic killer whales, with special emphasis on assessing the
High Predation Rates by Avian Predators on Threatened Steelhead Populations
Fisheries Ecology Division researchers used a creative experiment to assess predation rates by Western Gulls on threatened juvenile steelhead populations in six central California coast watersheds.
Graduate Student Research Featured on Radio Story
Graduate Student Research and Life History Collection featured in Radio Story – Scripps Institution of Oceanography and MMTD Genetics lab graduate student Matt Leslie was the guest producer reporter on a story about the Marine Mammal Life History Collection