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Mar 8 2018 | Posted In: In the News
by Mark Kaufman When swimming in the waters of the isolated Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean, a half-dozen sharks would sometimes surround Francesco Ferretti. "You are in another world," said Ferretti, a marine ecologist at Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University. "You feel like you'...
Mar 1 2018 | Posted In: In the News
BY NICOLE KRAVEC Many of Hawaii’s once-thriving coral reefs are now struggling to recover from recent extreme coral bleaching caused by rising water temperatures. These periodic increased temperatures combined with coastal runoff, fishing pressure and other impacts are all suspected of...
Feb 27 2018 | Posted In: Publications
David A. Kroodsma, Juan Mayorga, Timothy Hochberg, Nathan A. Miller, Kristina Boerder, Francesco Ferretti, Alex Wilson, Bjorn Bergman, Timothy D. White, Barbara A. Block, Paul Woods, Brian Sullivan, Christopher Costello, Boris Worm Science  23 Feb 2018: Vol. 359, Issue 6378, pp. 904-908 DOI: 10....
Feb 27 2018 | Posted In: Publications
Azzurra Bastari  Daniela Pica  Francesco Ferretti  Fiorenza Micheli  Carlo Cerrano Handling editor: Michel Kaiser ICES Journal of Marine Science, fsy010, Published: 23 February 2018Abstract
Feb 26 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Satellite data from thousands of high seas fishing vessels over four years illuminate global fishing’s scope and pattern - down to single vessels and hourly activity - and hold promise for improving ocean management across the planet. By Rob Jordan
Feb 26 2018 | Posted In: In the News
by Mary Lide Parker Behind the biomechanics of how baleen whales eat. The laws of physics dictate that the bigger you get, the less maneuverability you have. Yet the biggest animal on earth--the blue whale--can do a 360-degree barrel role. "Sometimes they do a 180 pitch flip--and they can do it...
Feb 22 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University 24 months at 100% FTE
Feb 20 2018 | Posted In: In the News
By Joe Rosato Jr. The first sign of it was the large shadow cruising slowly and confidently beneath the ocean surface before disappearing beneath the small boat. "Where is she, anyone see her?" Stanford researcher Barbara Block asked, as her four-member team scanned the waters off Año Nuevo...