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The Aquarium's new Steller Bay highlights research done by IOF's Marine Mammal Research Unit's Drs. Andrew Trites and David Rosen.

Daniel Pauly
Chevalier is a distinction in France’s National Order of the Legion of Honour and it is granted for professional activity with “eminent accomplishments.”

Pyrosomes are free drifting tunicates, gelatinous zooplankton typically found in tropical and sub-tropical oceans

They have integrated research and management, from community to global scales, to make a difference for seahorses and the seas.

Almost 10% of the world’s total catch in the last decade was discarded due to poor fishing practices and inadequate management.

The study estimates that more than 42,000 tonnes of fish were caught illegally in 2015 alone.

In an essay in the new book, REFLECTIONS OF CANADA, fisheries scientists Daniel Pauly, Rashid Sumaila and William Cheung mark a roadmap of what can be done to rebuild Canada's fish stocks.

Showcasing the whale, dolphin and sea lion skeletons on display in the Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL) building

Mimi E. Lam
Awarded for her pioneering of an ethical approach to the conservation of marine resources, both natural and cultural, through interdisciplinary research and community engagement at the science-policy interface.

Large-scale fisheries receive about four times more subsidies than their small-scale counterparts, with up to 60 per cent of those subsidies promoting overfishing.