San Diego 2010

Fall 2010 – We recently returned from tagging a sunfish off San Diego on August 28th, 2010 with a new fastloc tag from Wildlife Computers. We had the good fortune of working again with Thomas Behrend and Christina Karliczek of Blue Planet Film from Hamburg,...

Bali 2008

(Back row L to R):Divemaster :Moyo (I Made Sudirata), Captain Wayan Yapta. (Middle row L to R):I Made Dharma Jaya (from CI) Brett with a lovely young lady (Miss Marina Hobson), and Manager of Bali Diving Academy Lembongan Sven Fautz. (Front row L to R):Iwan Dewantama...

San Diego 2006

The mola team is pleased to report that another 7 PATs were deployed in the Southern California Bight this field season. Three were opportunistically deployed by Heidi Dewar during a juvenile shark abundance survey in July and another four were deployed by Tierney...

South Africa 2006

Claire searching for sunfish Photo by T. ThysBrett and Marina investigate mola food on the beach of LangabanTag TeamsIn January 2006, members of the US mola team (Tierney Thys, Brett Hobson and Marina Hobson) traveled to Capetown, South Africa to assist Two Oceans...

Japan 2005

            Expedition News—Japan Mola Tagging April 2005 Plan B saves the day While it may have been perfect timing for enjoying the serene profusion of cherry blossoms in Japan, it was suboptimal timing for capturing wild molas off the east coast.Nevertheless,...