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Tyler Stiem
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email: t.stiem@fisheries.ubc.ca
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Species Spotlight

The Yellow/Spotted seahorse is one of the more heavily exploited species in both traditional medicines and marine aquarium trades

"Once upon a time in China there was a fisher. While fishing one day he saw a shiny body drifting in the sea..."

Staff Spotlight

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Featured Resource

The recent decline of the seahorse populations in the Ria Formosa lagoon could indicate the presence of a stressful factor due to habitat loss. Artificial structures have been successfully used as a...

CITES, conservation and geopolitics

3 Aug 2011

Dr. Amanda Vincent, Director of Project Seahorse, reports from the latest meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. Read the latest news about marine conservation in West Africa and the Indo-Pacific. Read her blog here.