Author Archives: Sean

Cyamida: The other other other cetacean health concern

Whale lice. Who’da thunk it? At the Whale Museum last Thursday, most of you probably noticed the display case containing various parasitic invertebrates that can sometimes cause whales a lot of grief. One of the species displayed was the parasitic … Continue reading

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Migratory Bivalve?? No way man.

When people think of a bivalve organism, they should typically imagine a sessile animal with it’s shell partially or fully buried in the sand and feeding through its elongated siphon which filters out plankton in the water column. A scallop, … Continue reading

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Finding Fairly Fantastic Floating Fucus

While navigating the rocky shoreline at Cattle Point last Tuesday, I was brought back to my early childhood of beach combing in Puget Sound. I distinctly remember walking around with a thallus of Fucus and popping the pneumatocysts as I … Continue reading

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False Bay: On the hunt for polychaets

Stomping around in the tidal flats last Tuesday was great! I spent a little time following Meghan around (armed with Jeff Levinton’s personal corer!!!) captivated by her unbridled enthusiasm for annelids. Also, while poking through the fine intertidal substrate we … Continue reading

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Snorkeling in front of FHL

So Ross and I went snorkeling today off of the dock in front of FHL and saw some pretty cool things: -Sean Luis

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Local Techtonic Action

Hey guys, So we all know that this is the Marine ‘BIOLOGY’ Quarter and we are primarily studying living things in marine environments (which is of course the coolest aspect of marine science). However, there are many physical processes occurring … Continue reading

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