Tag Archives: skeletons

Sea otters participate in coastal restoration

by Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab There’s a new reason to love the world’s smallest marine mammal species – so let’s talk sea otters! These voracious predators are again making headlines in the science world as a new paper comes … Continue reading

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Dem bones, dem dry bones

by Jackie Schwartzstein, Vertebrate Ecology Lab Most of us remember the song from childhood: ‘Toe bone connected to the foot bone, Foot bone connected to the leg bone, Leg bone connected to the knee bone…’ But here at MLML the students in … Continue reading

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My, What Big Teeth You Have

While fishing over the rocky reefs of San Jose del Cabo in Baja California, Ichthyology lab student Clinton Moran caught himself a 45-pound Pacific dog snapper (Lutjanus novemfasciatus).  Clinton studies the mechanics of how fish feed – being the studious … Continue reading

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Mr. Fish Bones: Some Spooktacular Skeletons

by Erin Loury, Ichthyology Lab Skeletons are not just the stuff of Halloween at a marine lab – bones galore grace these halls of science year round.  Although being surrounded by dead things can lead to some unfortunate stereotypes of … Continue reading

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