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New research indicates that sea sponges' growth depends on their oxygen supply, in a manner similar to more complex animals such as fishes.

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This webinar was held on April 6, 2022, 10:00 to 11:30 am. Click here to watch video

Schaub has received a fellowship that will enable her to visit four countries where she will deepen her understanding of jellyfish.

Sea Around Us presents a multi-objective solution that could lead to the protection of 89% of the ocean’s Representative Biodiversity Areas and 89% of threatened species or about 860 species, all while maintaining access to fishing grounds that provide 89% of the global catch.

Project Seahorse reports on the first quantitative analysis of how CITES has influenced the international trade in marine fishes.

These two new Fisheries Centre Research Reports will help us understand the overpowering changes that colonial settlement and development has had on the marine ecosystems surrounding the Lower Mainland area of British Columbia.

It’s that time of year again, when people and grey whales head to the lagoons of Baja California Sur for the annual winter event.


What they found helps illuminate the study of microplastics in the ocean, an area of pollution research that is garnering lots of attention due to the many unknowns about how these particles damage the health of organisms that ingest them.

Jeffrey Alexander Hutchings FRSC (September 11, 1958 – January 30, 2022) was a professor of biology, and the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Chair in Fish, Fisheries, and Oceans at Dalhousie University.