Category Archives: MLML in the News

Big Miracle: A Whale of a Story from Operation Breakthrough

Tomorrow, Big Miracle will open in box offices across the nation, telling the story of the 1988 rescue of three gray whales trapped in the ice near Barrow, Alaska.  Dr. Jim Harvey, MLML Director and professor (and MLML alumnus), played … Continue reading

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New Semester, New Wave!

The new Wave from Friends of Moss Landing Marine Labs is here!  Inside are stories on the Drop-In Blog, PSRC’s Spot a Basking Shark Project, and the new Ichthyology faculty Dr. Scott Hamilton.  To download a copy, click the front-page image … Continue reading

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The Drop-In makes list of 100 Best Ocean Blogs

We’re famous!  Well, in certain circles anyway.  The folks at World’s Best 100 listed the Drop-In in their category “100 Best Blogs for Studying the Ocean.” We’re #16, and while no rhyme or reason is given for the rankings, that’s … Continue reading

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Scuba Talk Now, Pirate’s Radio (KNRY 1240) features MLML Student Amanda Kahn

Get to bed early tonight because Sunday morning at 8:00, MLML student Amanda Kahn will be interviewed on Scuba Talk Now, Pirate’s Radio!  The interview will air on KNRY AM 1240, and will feature questions about some of the things … Continue reading

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2010 Open House Puppet Show: Dora the Sperm Whale Explorer’s Deep-Sea Adventure

by Amanda Kahn, Invertebrate Zoology and Molecular Ecology Lab In April, MLML opened its doors to the public and we spent the weekend showcasing our research and teaching people about marine science.  We did this in a variety of ways: … Continue reading

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The Oxygen Detective: High Marks for Low Oxygen Research

by Erin Loury Breathing is a pretty key function in life, and most living things need oxygen to survive.  This fact is just as true in the ocean as it is on land, meaning that areas of low oxygen water … Continue reading

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Discovering a New Species of Ghost Shark

by Erin Loury, Ichthyology Lab Your mission, should you choose to accept it: describe a new species unknown to science.  That’s exactly the mission a few MLML students undertook last spring in a class on systematics.   Systematics is the study … Continue reading

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