3 Results for: August 2019

New hope for seahorse conservation 18 years after CITES listing- Part 2

I’m on a plane again – this time heading home. I’m excited to get there – my cousin is getting married this weekend and so there’s lots to celebrate. But truthfully I’ve already been celebrating! Just as my cousins will soon embark on a new chapter in their lives, so have seahorses embarked on a … Read more New hope for seahorse conservation 18 years after CITES listing- Part 2

Of seagulls and seahorses

Our latest iSeahorse featured observation is a well-timed shot of a snapped-up short-snouted seahorse. Marina Gorbunova (melodi_96 on iNaturalist) beheld this beak-beleaguered Hippocampus hippocampus on the edge of the Black Sea. This is a very exciting encounter from a scientific perspective. When Project Seahorse published a review paper in 2010, summarizing what was known about … Read more Of seagulls and seahorses

New hope for seahorse conservation 18 years after CITES listing

I still vividly remember finding out that all seahorses had been listed on CITES* Appendix II. It was November 2002 and I was in Chicago, sitting in the lobby of the Shedd Aquarium (a long time Project Seahorse partner). My phone rang. It was Amanda Vincent, Project Seahorse director, calling me from Chile to tell … Read more New hope for seahorse conservation 18 years after CITES listing