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Sweet Success: Thesis Defense on Striped Bass Takes the Cake

Congratulations to Ichthyology student Jon Walsh, who recently defended his thesis: “Habitat Use of Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis), estimated from otolith microchemistry, in the San Francisco Estuary, and its effect on total mercury and heavy metal body burden upon capture.” … Continue reading

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Another Thesis Defense, Another Skate Cake

Congratulations to Megan Witnon, the latest Ichthyology Lab graduate from MLML!  Megan defended her thesis this week titled “Age, growth, and demography of the roughtail skate, Bathyraja  trachura, from the eastern Bering Sea.”  And her defense wasn’t complete without another … Continue reading

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Have Your Skate and Eat it Too

Here’s another incredible, edible, and ocean-themed creation by Ichthyology student and food artist extraordinaire, Diane Haas.  Baked in honor of Simon Brown’s recent thesis defense, the cake depicts Simon’s two study species – the Berring Skate (top) and the Aleutian … Continue reading

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A Fish Cupcake Creation

by Erin Loury Ichthyology Lab The queen of marine creativity stikes again! Diane Haas, an Ichthyology Lab student (who you may know as creator of some sweet, toothy shark cupcakes) crafted this vision in frosting for labmate Tom Wadwsorth’s thesis … Continue reading

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Sweet Toothy

For an instant sugar/adrenaline rush, check out these fearsome cupcakes created by Ichth Lab crafter extraordinaire, Diane Haas.   Made in honor of shark expert Dr. Leonard Campagno and shark geneticist Dr. Gavin Naylor, who visited our lab last week. The … Continue reading

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