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Does Human Disturbance Affect Fish in Seagrass Meadows?
A new study from across British Columbia shows that fish diversity in seagrass meadows is lower where there is more human disturbance.
Micro-Flatworm Surprise
If you look close enough, you can just see them squeezing their way in between grains of sand and scooting along on seaweed—tiny flatworms. When scientists looked closer at these tiny creatures, they found that one species was actually four.
Paddling a Science Canoe
Three rain-gear-clad scientists crammed into a canoe and quietly paddled across a Guinness-colored lake. For six damp hours they meandered in a zigzag pattern from one shore to the other to gather a key piece of missing information—how deep is the lake?
Two Postdoc Opportunities with Hakai and UBC
Applications are invited to the following two postdoctoral positions based at the University of British Columbia within the Marine Food Webs Working Group of the Hakai Coastal Initiative.
Hakai Dive December: Greatest Hits
#HakaiDiveDecember is in the rearview mirror. But don’t despair if you missed out! We’ve compiled our favorite 12 tweets from the past month featuring underwater photos from our winter dive trip to the Central Coast of British Columbia.