Scientists place satellite tags on mahi mahi to study their activity. Photo by RECOVER.

Smithsonian Highlights Oil Spill Research on Mahi Mahi

The Smithsonian recently published an article about research, funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI), that investigates oil spill impacts on different life stages of mahi mahi. Highlights include what is involved in conducting this cutting-edge research, what is being discovered about mahi mahi that is not oil-spill related, and the multiple scientific perspectives that help develop a comprehensive understanding of these important fish.

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