Academic Silos

First, Sharks & Deep Sea Squid! How cool is that?

Second, why was the academic response to pull it off the internet? The attitude behind that seems like an unattended, and unfortunate, consequence of the publish or perish academic system currently in place.

Yannis Papastamatiou, a shark ecologist at Florida International University, in Miami, saw the photograph and immediately contacted Verbeck. “He told me, Pull that thing off the internet! Nobody’s ever seen that before,” Verbeck recalls.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2020/06/sharks-fought-large-deep-sea-squid-first-time/

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