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Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 - 5:13 pm

Going by The Fred Hall Shows in Del Mar this weekend? Look for Wayne Kotow from the Coastal Conservation Association of California to say hi and get your Save Your White Seabass Heads sticker! We've recovered almost 2,000 seabass heads from OREHP - they're key to measuring the program's effectiveness. #SustainableSeafood #ThrivingOceans ... See More

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Friday March 17th, 2017 - 2:10 pm

Happy #StPatricksDay from HSWRI! Our bit of green is green sea turtles - last year we attached transmitters to green sea turtles raised and returned to the ocean by SeaWorld San Diego. The transmitters' data helps us predict and prevent negative impacts from human disturbance, habitat loss and pollution, and climate change on the endangered turtles. As of today we're still receiving data from two of the turtles! ... See More

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Friday March 17th, 2017 - 9:12 am

We're excited and honored to join San Diego Gas & Electric in another year of their Environmental Champions program! #SDGEGiving ... See More

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Thursday March 16th, 2017 - 6:09 pm

#tbt - on Tuesday night we hosted members of the commercial fishing industry to review plans for the renovation of the commercial fishing infrastructure in San Diego bay. The project is part of the Port of San Diego's efforts to ensure the working waterfront supports our local seafood industry! #SustainableSeafood #ThrivingOceans ... See More

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Tuesday March 14th, 2017 - 3:50 pm

Our Santa Monica Bay halibut broodstock began the spawning season last month! Our scientists are keeping a close eye on egg quality and production levels before potential stocking the juvenile rearing system. After hatching, tiny larvae like these will eventually resemble typical flatfish. We plan to grow a batch of juveniles for several months, by which stage they will be a couple of inches long and could eventually be released into the wild as part of our efforts to replenish local halibut. #ThrivingOceans ... See More

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