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New to science: Species discovery in the waters of Fiji

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

June 26, 2017
Mark Erdmann and Gerry Allen were part of a team that completed a rapid survey of Fiji’s Lau Seascape. They discovered nine species that might be new to science.
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Off Panama’s coast, divers resurrect a ‘ghost’ of the deep

By Edgardo Ochoa

May 3, 2017
A routine search for spots to train scuba divers led to a disturbing discovery: huge, abandoned fishing nets in the middle of the ocean.
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