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How Many Grad Students Does it Take to Dissect a Fish?

by Erin Loury, Ichthyology Lab For a fish as big as a mahi-mahi, getting the inside scoop can be a team effort.  Students from an MLML Ichthyology class dissected this fine specimen to study everything from the digestive system to … Continue reading

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The Pelvic Fin Ray is Connected to the What Now?

With another successful Open House behind us (thank you to all of you who joined us!), MLML students will be hitting the books for the next few weeks leading up to final exams and lab practicals.   These ichthyology students are … Continue reading

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Heave Ho! Haul That Trawl!

MLML graduate Heather Hawk uses her muscles and puts some oomph into bringing in the catch.  Just another day in class at Moss Landing Marine Labs.

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But You Only See My Faults

It may be hard to believe, but that concrete canal is broken because the earth here actually moved.  The canal was built on a fault line, which makes it so easy to see the results of tectonic activity.  A student … Continue reading

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