Welcome to The Drop-In!Have you ever wondered what being a marine biologist is really like? Well then you’re in the right place! Welcome to The Drop-In, a blog run by the students of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in beautiful central California. We’re excited you’re here and hope you’ll stay for a while!
Search the blog
Tag Archives: Baja
To continue the baja-palooza currently being celebrated on the blog, here are some Cortez Angelfish who were swimming together in southern Bahia Concepcion, Baja. This site was particularly interesting because of a hydrothermal vent bubbling up carbon dioxide through the sediment. It did not seem … Continue reading
If you have seen our blog before you may have stumbled across the mention of pink tumble weeds of the sea. Rhodoliths are calcareous (like coral, or teeth) algae and form large beds of many pink, branchy, tumbleweed like individuals. … Continue reading
Some of the divers in MLML Baja Spring 2011’s class were fortunate enough to see a rare fish in Baja. Out of the corner of my eye this fish was spotted – a Pacific Seahorse. The females give birth and … Continue reading
A good diving platform with a lot of room makes life much easier, especially when many people, all doing different things, are on board. Moss Landing’s Baja Spring 2011 class had connections with people living in Bahia Concepcion and were … Continue reading