Issue 7. Published October 2016.


In brief

Science letters

Moving Sushi Tom Horton
Seeking the fountain of youth in the twilight zone Jamal Ouazzani and colleagues
Two views on a revolution in aquaculture Doug McCauley and colleagues
Measuring 5,000 beasties a minute: rapid zooplankton characterization at SAHFOS Robert Camp and colleagues
Plastics, plankton, and pollution Pennie Lindeque

Environment and conservation

Brexit and the UK marine environment Matt Frost
Brexit and the UK fishing industry Interview with Jim Portus
Mud, birds and poppycock John Goss-Custard
Seasearch: a shift in focus Chris Wood
Can Okinawa’s blue corals be saved? Bonnie Waycott

Sharing marine science

Studying at Bangor: marine biology for life’s explorers Andrew Davies
MBA Bursary winners
The 14th Postgraduate Conference Jen Lewis
Why the world needs trained marine biologists Mariano Peruzzo

Issue 7 of The Marine Biologist is now available to read online

March is women’s history month and we thought it was appropriate to dedicate an article to women in marine science. It is not a secret that science (and related subjects) has had gender inequality right from the outset. But we should celebrate the successes and appreciate the efforts of those who have campaigned for equality over the past century.

Phil Williamson responds to “Ocean acidification: yet another wobbly pillar of climate alarmism” by James Delingpole, published in The Spectator 30 April 2016

The Marine Biologist magazine features articles drawn from the scientific literature, including the JMBA.

I’ve been lucky enough to be at the Biology, Ecology and Conservation of Elasmobranchs conference, and I thought I’d share a few highlights.

With Issue 4 out there and some time before Issue 5 needs my full attention, we have been thinking about how to promote The Marine Biologist magazine more widely (w

When I was 5 years old, I was given a copy of a book called The Fishes by 

I am excited about the really excellent content for issue 3.

Typesetting is one of those jobs that can be 80% done quite quickly but the final 20% takes an age.

Just a couple of days after the post about bacon etc.

A renowned oceanographer told me how a plankton sampling cruise in the Western Approaches in the 1970s owed a lot to the conflicting needs of those on board.