Prototype shark-cam tag

In 2015, researchers tested a prototype of their shark-cam tag on white sharks in South Africa.
Researchers design new camera tag for white sharks

Each winter, large white sharks leave the California coast and swim halfway to Hawaii, congregating in an area known as the “White Shark Café.” By attaching a miniature video camera tag to a white shark’s fin, researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) hope to collect video footage that shows—for the first time ever—exactly what the sharks are doing out there.
hydroids colonizing a hollow lava pillar

Northern 2016 Expedition

MBARI’s research vessel Western Flyer and remotely operated vehicle Doc Ricketts are on a three-week expedition off the coasts of Oregon and Washington. The public can follow this expedition in daily blog entries by researchers on the boat.

Marine chemist Peter Brewer awarded Ewing prize

Last Thursday, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) awarded the prestigious Maurice Ewing Medal to MBARI marine chemist Peter Brewer. This medal is given annually to recognize “significant original contributions to the ocean sciences."
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