By Dana Tyler

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Did you know the waters around New York are home to 300 types of fish, including 26 species of sharks, four types of seals, and more than 15 whales, dolphins and porpoise species? Today, many of them are in trouble and in need of conservation.

New York Wildlife Society’s New York Aquarium is launching a new initiative to protect marine life in our waters.