by Bethany Smith | Nov 9, 2022Following the strongest El Niño event of the century, we tracked California sea lions’ severe decline and slow recovery. Read more
by Bethany Smith | Sep 9, 2022By utilizing SeaWorld’s unparalleled zoological collection of marine mammals, HSWRI researchers tested acoustic pingers to prevent marine mammal entanglements with fishing nets and lines – and the results were striking! Read more
by Bethany Smith | Sep 9, 2022Yes – HSWRI discovered an astrovirus in marine mammals with evidence that the virus passed between humans and sea lions. Read more
by Bethany Smith | Sep 9, 2022For years, researchers tagged fish with acoustic pingers, but could these pings signal to marine mammals that food is nearby? With the help of SeaWorld, we discovered what marine mammals could hear. Read more
by Bethany Smith | Sep 9, 2022HSWRI joined a group of 800 researchers to study how changes in the environment cause fluctuations in the abundance, growth patterns, life histories, and behavior of Antarctic animals. We focused on the four species of Antarctic pack ice seals (crabeater, leopard,...