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Bottlenose Dolphin

Research Highlight: The Dolphin Sentinels
Tales told in marine mammal’s blubber lead to a new library of chemicals in our ocean food web

Around the Pier: A ‘Bittersweet’ Send-off for Scripps Research Vessel
After 46 years, R/V Melville is retired with recollections and a rare public open house of Scripps fleet’s largest ship

Sockeye Salmon

New Technique Improves Forecasts for Canada’s Prized Salmon Fishery
Method based on field data performs better than traditional management forecast tools

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Pod of false killer whales makes rare appearance at Scripps. Photo: Michelle Robbins/NOAA

Photo of the Week: False Killer Whales off Scripps Pier
False Killer Whales off Scripps Pier

Bottlenose Dolphin

Research Highlight: The Dolphin Sentinels
Tales told in marine mammal’s blubber lead to a new library of chemicals in our ocean food web

Giant Seabass. Photo: Octavio Aburto

Research Highlight: Local Survey Shows More Than Half of All California Fish Species Can Be Found in La Jolla
From archived specimens and present-day surveys, researchers find that La Jolla kelp forest, submarine canyons, and surroundings contain surprising diversity in small region

From the Porthole | Notices and Campus news

Clouds in the sky.

Scripps Climate Science and Policy MAS Program Now Accepting Applications
New graduate program geared toward students interested in careers in climate science and policy

Scripps Scientists to be Honored with Prestigious International Biology Award
Researchers selected to receive Kowalevsky Medal for modernizing the science of fish-like invertebrate

In Memoriam: Richard Vance Mead (1918-2014)
Marine technician who sailed on many vessels