Dr. Mark Erdmann has described 100 fish species that are new to science. Here are his favorites.
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Although the habitats of many walking sharks are at least partially protected, new research reveals their survival may be in doubt.
Surveying the waters of Timor-Leste’s Atauro Island was well worth the wait.
As Shark Week kicks off, check out the latest science on these ocean giants.
Already adapted to major temperature fluctuations, some Indonesian reefs may be better prepared for climate change than others.
Technological advances are bringing us closer to understanding the world’s largest fish.
From local police to the president himself, Indonesia is cracking down on the illegal capture of its valuable marine life.
Encouraged by their value for tourism, Indonesia has granted full protection for both species of manta ray.
This technology will benefit the growing marine tourism industry in this corner of the Pacific.
This year, I have seen Indonesia take incredible steps to protect these fascinating — and valuable — creatures.