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Whether it be out in the field or inside the lab, conducting research is often what people imagine as the highlight of science. However, once that research is completed, then what? For many scientists, it’s the impact of their research that … Continue reading
Despite its name, this kelp rockfish needn’t always associate with rocks – or kelp for that matter. It looks perfectly content cruising the sediment and algal turf area where Sarah Jeffries photographed it – maybe looking for a bite to … Continue reading
Bold black and gold stripes with flashy pink lips – treefish certainly aren’t shy about their appearance. They even give rock greenling a run for their money. These highly distinctive rockfish are sometime visitors to Monterey Bay, though are more … Continue reading