3 Results for: May 2019

How many Bargibant’s pygmy seahorses do you see?

In April we were showered with Bargibant’s pygmy seahorse observations! iSeahorse user nudisusie (aka Susannah Erbe) spotted nearly a dozen of these knobbly cuties clinging to a single seafan in Raja Ampat, Indonesia. But just how many Bargibant’s pygmy seahorses were captured in this snapshot? At first glance, it might look like there’s one camouflaged … Read more How many Bargibant’s pygmy seahorses do you see?

New approach for determining conservation threat for species with little data

Story originally posted by UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries University of British Columbia researchers have found a new way to identify which marine species are threatened and what is threatening them, even if these species lack data, a new study published in the journal Conservation Biology shows. “A tremendous challenge in marine conservation … Read more New approach for determining conservation threat for species with little data

From seahorses to sea turtles to people, Dr Noella Gray reflecting on Project Seahorse’s influence on her career

Dr Noella Gray was a volunteer with Project Seahorse and then did an undergraduate project with Amanda Vincent. She recently visited UBC and we took the opportunity to connect with her. Here she reflects on how her time at Project Seahorse influenced her career… When did you first become passionate about the ocean and about … Read more From seahorses to sea turtles to people, Dr Noella Gray reflecting on Project Seahorse’s influence on her career