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!
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By Catherine Drake, Invertebrate Zoology Lab The Marine Ecology class recently boarded the our research vessel the Point Sur for a trawling expedition. The plan for this field trip was to run three—one mid-water and two benthic—trawls. The benthic zone … Continue reading
by Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab “What was THAT?!” I expressively gestured to my snorkel buddy, Alex. A streak of bright green and pink that seemed to move too quickly for its blob-like shape darted through the beam of my dive light. … Continue reading
by Erin Loury, Icthyology Lab Put your tentacles up – it’s Cephalopod Awareness Days 2010, everyone! Fellow marine scientist blogger Danna Staff (a cephalopod enthusiast and newly-minted Ph.D. from Hopkins Marine Station) is hosting this week’s festivities at her Cephalopodiatrist … Continue reading