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Gulf of Mexico oil spill threatens seahorse species with extinction: researchers

A species of seahorse unique to the waters of the Gulf Coast could face extinction because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, warns marine conservation organization Project Seahorse. Without careful intervention, the dwarf seahorse (Hippocampus zosterae) could virtually disappear within a few years, while many other fish populations, including several other species of seahorse, … Read more Gulf of Mexico oil spill threatens seahorse species with extinction: researchers

Amanda Vincent Named Finalist for 2010 Indianapolis Prize

INDIANAPOLIS — Amanda Vincent, Ph.D., is the reason seahorses are on the global conservation agenda. She was the first person to study seahorses underwater, document their extensive commercial trade and initiate a seahorse conservation project. Because of her tireless devotion, including 12-hour stints underwater and equally long hours in policy negotiations, Vincent, a professor at … Read more Amanda Vincent Named Finalist for 2010 Indianapolis Prize