An Ocean Oil Spill Science Legacy

  An Ocean Oil Spill Science Legacy There have been two large scale oil spills over the past 4 decades in the Gulf of Mexico. The Ixtoc I spill in 1979 off the coast of Carmen, Mexico released 3.5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf, and the Macondo wellhead blowout off the coast … Continued

New Experiment has Researchers Satellite Tagging Captive Mahi-mahi

A new video documents why Ph.D students Lela Schlenker is satellite tagging captive mahi-mahi at the University of Miami’s Experimental Hatchery. The tags are capable of recording location, depth, temperature, light levels and acceleration. Findings from this study will shed light on the under-studied spawning behavior of mahi and is also the first time such events … Continued