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Sportfishes Thrive in Marine Reserve

Prohibiting fishing in the marine reserve at the La Jolla Cove has created a haven for sportfishes, a scientist reports.

Traineeships Offer Needed $ Relief

Research projects we fund generally include support for at least one graduate student trainee, whom the researcher may select.

Exercising Fish to Improve Growth Rates

Fish who swim more grow faster, scientists report.

New Invasive on Docks

“It is really striking that it is on this pier,” says Sea Grant biologist Sarah Cohen. “It” looks like a soggy lichen or swatch of frog skin and has a scientific name about as pretty: botryllid tunicate.

Artificial Reef Construction Underway

Findings from a California Sea Grant study of fish production have been incorporated into the final design of a landmark artificial reef off Orange County.

Knauss Fellowships Awarded

The National Sea Grant Office has selected all six of California Sea Grant’s candidates as recipients of 2009 Knauss Fellowships in marine policy.