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Dec 13 2017 | Posted In: Publications
David E. Cade, Kelly R. Barr, John Calambokidis, Ari S. Friedlaender, Jeremy A. Goldbogen Journal of Experimental Biology 2017 : doi: 10.1242/jeb.170449 Abstract
Dec 12 2017 | Posted In: In the News
By Elisabeth PainDec. 11, 2017 , 2:00 PM "Spanish marine biologist Núria Teixidó, who holds a position at Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn in Naples, Italy, and is currently a visiting scientist at Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, says her new grant will give...
Nov 30 2017 | Posted In: In the News
By Danielle Venton     NOVEMBER 29, 2017 If you fear shark attacks, you’re not alone. Even though accidents involving toasters kill more people each year, there’s something unnerving about the thought of being in the water with a predator.  
Nov 27 2017 | Posted In: In the News, Publications
In a paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, researchers report that shark species have evolved diverse physical attributes to help them thrive in different ocean ecosystems. Lead author Adrian Gleiss, Ph.D., a biologist at Murdoch University Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research,...
Nov 22 2017 | Posted In: In the News
By Tim Stephens The lunge feeding of blue whales is an extraordinary biomechanical event in which the largest animal on Earth accelerates and opens its mouth under water, expanding its enormous throat pouch to engulf a huge volume of water, then filtering out its prey (small crustaceans called...
Nov 21 2017 | Posted In: In the News, Original Articles
Two recent studies show octopus may have eyes in the back of their head November 06, 2017 Hannah Rosen Cephalopods (squid, octopus, and cuttlefish) are known for their incredible color changing abilities, which they use to blend in with their surroundings. Unsurprisingly, their eyes are also very...
Nov 17 2017 | Posted In: In the News
By Alex Shashkevich [of note to Hopkins folks, one of the ten books is Between Pacific Tides, still used in our classrooms today]Between Pacific Tides Edward F. Ricketts and Jack Calvin 1939