West Coast Region Similar Videos
Leatherback Turtles: Understanding the Pacific Population
Leatherbacks have some of the longest migrations of any animal on Earth. Scientists study their movements using satellite tags and their diets using camera tags. Learn where they go, what they eat, and how to help this highly endangered species.
CalCOFI: An Important Partnership for Marine Resource Management in California
The CalCOFI program has implemented decades of survey research along the California Current Ecosystem to investigate how environmental conditions and fishing activity affect Pacific sardine and other coastal pelagic species populations.
Killer Whales at Night: Helping Protect Southern Residents
Little is known about what killer whales do at night. To learn more, scientists use suction cup tags called DTAGs that can monitor whales’ nighttime behavior and responses to noise. Learn how this new information could help better protect the whales.