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Tyler Stiem
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email: t.stiem@fisheries.ubc.ca
tel: +1 604-827-5142

"Ironically, the earthquake seems to have reduced fishing pressure on Danajon Bank."

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Christina has a  MSc from the University of Melbourne in which she investigated the restoration and management of a degraded forest ecosystem. She has experience working as a research assistant...

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A review of 135 accounts of predation on seahorses and pipefishes identified 82 predator species, with nine species of seahorses and 25 of pipefishes recorded as prey. These cryptic fishes were...

 

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February 21, 2014
Expedition: Danajon Bank, our international marine conservation photo exhibit, opens on Feb. 25th at ZSL London Zoo! Enter our Facebook contest with Guylian Belgian Chocolate to win tasty...
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January 15, 2014
Expedition: Danajon Bank, our international marine conservation photo exhibit, is now live in three cities! Find out how you can visit one of these beautiful and educational exhibits: John G. Shedd...
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November 8, 2013
It’s been an incredibly rough few weeks for Danajon Bank and the Central Visayas region of Philippines. Following a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that caused considerable loss of lives and homes, the...
Press Release
October 8, 2013
Marine conservationists from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Zoological Society of London (ZSL), and John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago today launched a smartphone app that could lead to...
News
February 21, 2014
Expedition: Danajon Bank, our international marine conservation photo exhibit, opens on Feb. 25th at ZSL London Zoo! Enter our Facebook contest with Guylian Belgian Chocolate to win tasty...
News
January 15, 2014
Expedition: Danajon Bank, our international marine conservation photo exhibit, is now live in three cities! Find out how you can visit one of these beautiful and educational exhibits: John G. Shedd...
News
November 8, 2013
It’s been an incredibly rough few weeks for Danajon Bank and the Central Visayas region of Philippines. Following a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that caused considerable loss of lives and homes, the...
News
October 8, 2013
Project Seahorse is pleased to announce the launch of iSeahorse, a brand-new citizen science initiative that allows anyone, anywhere in the world to contribute to seahorse science and conservation...
Press Release
October 8, 2013
Marine conservationists from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Zoological Society of London (ZSL), and John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago today launched a smartphone app that could lead to...
Press Release
April 14, 2013
A rare double-barrier reef in the Philippines is facing grave threats and urgently needs increased protection, according to new photographic evidence released today by a team of marine...
Press Release
March 5, 2013
Marine scientists and the world’s top nature photographers are teaming up to reveal for the first time the beauty of a rare double-barrier reef in the Philippines – and the imminent threats it faces...
Press Release
June 23, 2011
CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES — On June 27-29, 2011, leading international and Filipino scientists and resource managers will meet in Cebu City to address one of the Philippines’ most intractable problems:...
Position Statement
April 18, 2009
Project Seahorse recognizes that a sustainable trade in syngnathids for the public aquarium market has a role to play in the conservation of seahorses and pipefishes (syngnathids). All consumers of...
Position Statement
April 18, 2009
Project Seahorse supports environmentally and socially responsible syngnathid aquaculture. Syngnathid aquaculture has received much attention recently both as a potentially lucrative commercial...
Position Statement
April 18, 2009
Project Seahorse encourages the careful management of captive syngnathids so as to ensure that casual releases into natural habitats do not occur. Syngnathid populations are threatened in some parts...
Position Statement
April 18, 2009
Project Seahorse cautions against mating across different species (hybridization) of seahorses and pipefishes (syngnathids). Trade in hybrid offspring of such matings may compromise captive breeding...