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National Media Ignores the Data in Favor of Riding ‘Bluefish’ Wave

You’ve heard that the sequel to ‘Finding Nemo’ is coming out, correct? If so, you’ve probably also heard the new movie is called ‘Finding Dory’ and features the blue tang (Paracanthurus hepatus) voiced by Ellen DeGeneres. To the best of my knowledge, … Continue reading

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How Polarizing the Clownfish ESA Listing Causes Everyone to Lose

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) recently announced they listed 20 species of coral as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and are now moving forward with a status review of the orange … Continue reading

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