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Catch prey while the sun shines – Herring grow bigger when they can see their food

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a sea creature in possession of a home in higher latitudes (further from the equator), must (on average) possess more size than its mid latitude neighbors. But why should high latitude fish be in possession of such a good fortune? Kristin HuizengaI am a PhD student studying Biological […]

Open-ocean oddity: why isn’t increased prey abundance helping bluefin tuna?

For an apex marine predator like bluefin tuna, increased abundance of prey species should be beneficial. So why then is tuna health on the decline? Read on to find out! Gordon OberPostdoctoral Researcher, Claremont McKenna College I am currently a postdoc at Keck Sciences, Claremont McKenna College. I work with Dr. Sarah Gilman, measuring and […]

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