News tagged with oceanic conditions

Warm Northwest waters draw spawning fish north

Unusually warm ocean conditions off the Pacific Northwest in the last few years led anchovies, sardines and hake to begin spawning in Northwest waters much earlier in the year and, for anchovy, longer than biologists have ...

dateSep 26, 2017 in Ecology
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New research reveals ecosystem cascades affecting salmon

Interpreting relationships between species and their environments is crucial to inform ecosystem-based management (EBM), a priority for NOAA Fisheries. EBM recognizes the diverse interactions within an ecosystem—including ...

dateAug 01, 2017 in Ecology
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New tag revolutionizes whale research

A sophisticated new type of "tag" on whales that can record data every second for hours, days and weeks at a time provides a view of whale behavior, biology and travels never before possible, scientists from Oregon State ...

dateDec 23, 2016 in Ecology
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