The Hakai Institute conducts long-term scientific research at remote locations on the coastal margin of British Columbia, Canada.
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That rock just moved! And it has claws! Puget Sound king crabs are one of the strangest creatures on the British Columbia coast. This one-minute Under the Dock video highlights the many quirks of these colorful crabs.
Hakai researchers are piecing together their maps to create a single image of the coast from mountaintop to ocean floor. And ecologists can't wait to use the results.
Every spring, nature puts on a breathtaking display when the herring come to spawn. Both their eggs and the fish themselves are a critical post-winter food source for animals from bears to bald eagles, whales to wolves, and herons to humans.
What if there are two endangered species in the same habitat, but one of them eats the other? That’s the conundrum presented by sea otters and abalone.
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