Category Archives: Why Science Generally Rocks

The Hydrous

This blog was written by guest blogger, Kenji Soto, of the Benthic Ecology Lab.  It’s 6pm on Thursday August 25th and somehow I find myself in a sharply dressed gathering of people on the second floor of Steuart Tower in … Continue reading

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Introducing, “What’s Up With Your Science, MLML?” a New Vlog Series

This year, MLML’s social media is introducing a new vlog (video blog) series called, “What’s Up With Your Science, MLML?”. These short video updates are your chance to learn about the MLML community and the roles we play to move … Continue reading

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El Niño: the event of the season

By Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab In the past few months, I have been asked more questions about oceanography than in the entirety of my career at Moss Landing. Inquiring minds want to know: what is this “El Niño storm” that … Continue reading

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First Thoughts From a First Year

Amanda is a first-year graduate student working in the Invertebrate Zoology lab at MLML. She’s here to provide an insider’s opinion on the graduate process beginning with day one. You can follow Amanda on Instagram (@scatter_cushion) for more sciency goings-ons … Continue reading

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How well do you know your Batoids?

When people think of sharks, they think of the majestic White (Carcharodon carcharias), the sleek Blue (Prionace glauca), or the fast Shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus).   What is a Ray? However, many people do not know that sharks have other relatives. … Continue reading

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Do you know where your seafood comes from?

With oceans covering over 75% of Earth’s surface, nearly one billion people depend on seafood for sustenance. As more people continue to add seafood into their diets, our seafood resources are becoming depleted. Some seafood such as bluefin tuna are … Continue reading

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10 days at sea: Research Edition

Like the previous post mentioned, I went on a 10 day sea voyage with NOAA’s FRAMD (Fishery Resource Analysis and Monitoring Division) survey. This is annual survey that NOAA conducts during the summer to look at the fish community, by … Continue reading

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