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Sunday September 24th, 2017 - 9:34 am

Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute added 2 new photos.

Today is the beginning of Sea Otter Awareness Week at SeaWorld San Diego! Our own Dr. Yochem will be giving presentations at Otter Outlook about our partnership in advancing sea otter conservation.

We worked with SeaWorld to develop techniques for cleaning sea otter fur and found dishwashing detergent was safest and performed best. The Institute and SeaWorld have been members of California’s Oiled Wildlife Care Network (OWCN) since it was established in the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The OWCN prepares for and responds to spills affecting marine life.
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Friday September 22nd, 2017 - 3:44 pm

Our Director of Fisheries Enhancement Mike Shane tagged 220 day old white seabass this week for a long term tag retention study. The study will help us learn more about how the tag stays within the fish as it grows. We'll be keeping these fish at one of our grow out sites in Newport for two years! ... See More

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Thursday September 21st, 2017 - 4:08 pm

Our juvenile California halibut were measured and weighed this week by our scientists! These fish are being reared at our Mission Bay laboratory as part of the Dick Laub Fisheries Replenishment Program. They just reached 6 months old and are showing excellent growth rates, averaging 5 inches. #SustainableSeafood ... See More

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Thursday September 21st, 2017 - 10:35 am

Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute shared Port of San Diego's event.

It's tonight! Join HSWRI and other San Diego community organizations at Taste of the Port and sample some of our delicious yellowtail at the Sushi Booth! #SustainableSeafood 🐟🍣
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