2 Results for: March 2021

Amanda Vincent shares how saving seahorses saves our seas…

As a new Fellow to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) Dr. Amanda Vincent shared her love of seahorses, and how they anchor her trailblazing work in ocean conservation during the RSC Cafe Presentations in November 2020. New Fellows are invited to tell non-specialists about their work and why it is important. Earlier in 2020, … Read more Amanda Vincent shares how saving seahorses saves our seas…

Hedgehog seahorses susceptible to bottom trawling

This lovely sea creature is a Hedgehog seahorse (Hippocampus spinosissimus) – it was photographed off the coast of the northern Philippines by iNaturalist user Francesco Ricciardi. The Hedgehog seahorse is frequently found on corals and sea sponges, as well as the sandy bottoms of the ocean where they¬† feed on small crustaceans and other planktonic … Read more Hedgehog seahorses susceptible to bottom trawling