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Latest news

Arctic researchers worked during the 24-hour darkness of the polar night to assess how marine organisms respond to light. Photo by Michael O. Snyder

Wed, Mar 11, '20

Night-time working helps scientists to see the light

Researchers on a 24-hour ‘night shift’ to measure effects of light pollution

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Coastal creatures like purple topshells (Gibbula umbilicalis) are among the warm-water affinity species on the increase in Scotland.

Tue, Mar 10, '20

How climate change affects our coastal creatures

Warming waters force marine communities into big moves

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Dr Emily Venables lets the Ullapool Sea Savers see marine robotics at close hand during a tour of SAMS

Fri, Feb 28, '20

Seasavers reunited with gliders

Young conservationists inspired by SAMS visit

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Attendees at a SAMS workshop on the sustainability of Scottish seaweed cultivation note the hopes and risks for a future industry.

Tue, Feb 25, '20

Interest in seaweed cultivation is growing

When Oban became the seaweed capital of Scotland

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Latest papers

Effects of mine tailings exposure on early life stages of Atlantic cod
Authors:

Reinardy HC, Pedersen KB, Nahrgang J, Frantzen M.

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 38 (7)
07, 1, 2019
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'Ectrogella' Parasitoids of the Diatom Licmophora sp are Polyphyletic
Authors:

Garvetto A, Perrineau MM, Dressler-Allame M, Bresnan E and Gachon CMM

Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology
07, 8, 2019
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Common and Antarctic Minke Whales: Conservation Status and Future Research Directions
Authors:

Risch D, Norris T, Curnock M, Friedlaender A

Frontiers in Marine Research Vol 6
05, 14, 2019
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Biosecurity implications of the highly invasive carpet sea-squirt Didemnum vexillum Kott, 2002 for a protected area of global significance
Authors:

Cottier-Cook, E.J., Minchin, D., Geisler, R., Graham, J., Mogg, A., Sayer, M.D., Matejusova, I.

Management of Biological Invasions Vol 10
05, 14, 2019
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