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Welcome to OGL News!

Welcome to the new home of OGL news posts! We’ve redesigned our Newsletter to show you stories more often, with a brief overview in the email and the full story here. We always welcome your thoughts and questions in the Comments section.

We hope you enjoy this new way of exploring the latest activities at OGL!

RECENT NEWS BRIEFS

Tuna, flounder, and mackerel, oh my!

Correctly identifying a fish to its species is an important skill for any young biologist to develop. In March, Ocean Genome Legacy taught students to do just that with its “Fish Forensics” workshops at the Boston High School Marine Science Symposium and the North...

OGL discovers a new species (and genus!)

“Discovering a new genus is rare and should be celebrated.” So says Ocean Genome Legacy (OGL) Postdoctoral Research Scientist Reuben Shipway in the video abstract for his new publication in the journal PeerJ. Meet the new genus of shipworm: Tamilokus mabinia. Image...

Finding Fishy Businesses

For the past two years, OGL has had a secret. Our scientists have been quietly working with the New York State Office of the Attorney General to develop a DNA-based seafood monitoring program - the first such program to be conducted by a government organization in the...

Seafood Fraud Hits Prime Time

Have you ever wondered whether the fish on your plate is really the species listed on the menu? Once a fish is filleted it can be very hard to tell. Unscrupulous, or simply uniformed, fishermen, distributors, grocers and chefs mislabel seafood to the tune of millions...

Antarctic Samples on Ice

When you imagine the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica, you probably think about ice and penguins. You may not realize that there are astounding species that thrive in these cold, stable, oxygen-rich waters. We are pleased to announce that Ocean Genome Legacy...

Happy World Oceans Day!

Wake up and smell the salt air! Thursday, June 8, is World Oceans Day, a day set aside to honor, protect, and conserve the world’s oceans. And our oceans have never needed it more. So, if you love oceans, Ocean Genome Legacy (OGL) at Northeastern University’s Marine...

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