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The New England waters host a variety of life that are crucial to the health of the oceans but are also endangered. Some of these like the Humpback Whale are familiar to many, while others like the Bay Scallop may not be as well known. Tonight on Inquiry we talk with natural history reporter and writer TODD McLEISH. His new book BASKING WITH HUMPBACKS: TRACKING THREATENED MARINE LIFE IN NEW ENGLAND WATERS is a fascinating collection of his experiences with the scientists studying horseshoe crabs, sea turtles and marine birds that live in our waters. Tune in and learn why you may owe your good health to a sea going arthropod!