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An assortment of Early Cenozoic ichthyoliths. Photo: Elizabeth Sibert with Yale University

Exit Dinosaurs, Enter Fishes
The mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs gave rise to the modern ‘Age of Fishes,’ Scripps researchers find

A fin whale.

A Tale of Two Whales: Seven-Year Study Indicates Steady and Upward Trends for Blue and Fin Whales in Southern California
Scripps-led study used acoustic data to provide the first detailed view of calling blue and fin whale distribution in the waters off Southern California

Tuna crab invasion

Red Crabs Invade San Diego Shores
Strandings tied to warm water events

From the Porthole

Symposium Highlights Undergraduate Research at Scripps
Scripps Undergraduate Research Symposium featured impressive student projects

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    Providing ocean science education, interpreting Scripps research, and promoting ocean conservation

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    Scripps Oceanography's award-winning e-magazine of earth, ocean, and atmospheric science

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    View the surf and La Jolla Shores from Scripps Pier