Ocean surface slicks are pelagic nurseries for diverse fishes

Ocean surface slicks are pelagic nurseries for diverse fishes

Scientists have discovered that a diverse array of marine animals find refuge in so-called ‘surface slicks’ in Hawai’i. These ocean features create a superhighway of nursery habitat for more than 100 species of commercially and ecologically important fishes, such as mahi-mahi, jacks, and billfish.

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