Using Fish Skins to Treat Bears Burned in California Wildfire

I don’t think all the animals with the severe burns that we’ve seen here could make it on their own. If you look at the literature, treating wild animals that have experienced this degree of burns just hasn’t been done, at least it hasn’t been written up and shared with other people. The bear, I […]

Science Spotlight: Fish, Swim Bladders and Boyle’s Law

Ok, so today I’m using this balloon to simulate the swim bladder of a fish and I’ve also got some weights attached to it. So, these are sort of simulating the weight of the fish that normally would drag it down and an artificial swim bladder that’s filled with gas, so that it would keep […]

Sharks for Kids | Great White vs Hammerhead | Shark Week for Kids

I’m a Great White Shark. I’m a Hammerhead. I’m a fierce predator who eats seals, sea lions, other sharks, dolphins, sea turtles, and even small whales! I could go on. It’s your turn. I like to eat stingrays. But when I can’t get those, I’ll settle for some small seafood on the bottom of the […]

STEAM Forward Ep. 3: Veterinary Operations at Georgia Aquarium (Activity Breaks)

Hi, I’m Meisa Salaita, and we’re here at Georgia Aquarium about to head into the Correll Center for Aquatic Animal Health. It’s a state-of-the-art lab and treatment facility that keeps these thousands of animals healthy and thriving. So how do the technicians and veterinarians care for hundreds of different species? Let’s check out some of […]

Do Fish Feel Pain? The age old question!

Hey everyone! Ocean conservation and marine life expert Jaclyn Friedlander here and today at the request of Jarrett Sullivan, we are going to talk about weather or not fish feel pain. This is an interesting topic that has been under scientific debate for many years. I did a lot of research on the topic this […]

Bringing Fish Up from the Deep | Engineering Is

One of the most interesting parts of the ocean for me is this area that we call the twilight zone which is this narrowband of the ocean between about 200 and 500 feet the below the surface of the water. It’s mysterious It’s unknown. It’s sort of enchanting and captivating but also it’s an area […]

Do Fish Get Drunk?

Hey everyone! Ocean conservation and marine life expert Jaclyn Friedlander here and today we are going to talk about drunk sea animals. Let’s start with the tiniest ocean creatures, plankton. Plankton: the small and microscopic organisms drifting or floating in the sea or fresh water, consisting chiefly of diatoms, protozoans, small crustaceans, and the eggs […]