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Fun under the sun: let’s shell-ebrate!

Let’s shake things up a bit from our regularly scheduled 1-minute read. I was fortunate enough to go out of the city and travel to where our usual subjects live — the sea! For this edition of the blog I’ll be sharing my recent experience after coming from a trip to San Juan, La Union. While I didn’t actually get to swim with the fishes or snorkel around coral reefs, I finally had first-hand experience on an activity I’ve wanted to do for a long time. Here’s a clue: it involves shell-ebrities making their mark. 

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Abucay, L.R., P. Sorongon-Yap, K. Kesner-Reyes, E.C. Capuli, R.B. Reyes Jr., E. Daskalaki, C. Ferrà, G. Scarcella, G. Coro, F. Ordines, P. Sánchez-Zulueta, G. Dakalov, S. Klayn, L. Celie, M. Scotti, D. Grémillet, C. Lambert, G. Gal, M.L.D. Palomares, D. Dimarchopoulou and A.C. Tsikliras. 2023. Scientific knowledge gaps on the biology of non-fish marine species across European Seas. Frontiers of Marine Science.

Khalfallah, M., H.H. Mahmoud, R.M. Fahim and D. Pauly. 2023. Once upon a century, the Egyptian Mediterranean fisheries (1920–2019), as affected by ‘fishing down’and climate change. Ocean & Coastal Management.

Fredston, A.L., W.W.L. Cheung, T.L. Frölicher, Z.J. Kitchel, A.A. Maureaud, J.T. Thorson, A. Auber, B. Mérigot, J. Palacios-Abrantes, M.L.D. Palomares, L. Pecuchet, N.L. Shackell and M.L. Pinsky. 2023. Marine heatwaves are not a dominant driver of change in demersal fishes. Nature.

Prellezo, R, J.M. Da-Rocha, M.L.D. Palomares, U.R. Sumaila and S. Villasante. 2023. Building climate resilience, social sustainability and equity in global fisheries. Ocean Sustainability.

Palomares, M.L.D., V.A. Parducho, Reyes, R. and N. Bailly. 2022. The interrelationship of temperature, growth parameters, and activity level in fishes. Environmental Biology of Fishes.

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