Small Is Beautiful, Especially for Copepods
Suzan Bellincampi

These crustaceans, usually only one or two millimeters or less, play a giant role in the well being of the sea.

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It's Raining Catshark Egg Cases
Suzan Bellincampi
It looked like something the cat dragged in.
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Sea Urchin Action
Suzan Bellincampi
To eat or not to eat? That was part of a discussion that ensued after the discovery of a live sea urchin up-Island.
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A Strange Mariner: Velella Velella
Suzan Bellincampi
“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”
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Lobster Molting Is a Journey of Recycling
Suzan Bellincampi
Lobsters are “indeterminate growers” meaning that they grow their entire life.
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The Truth About Jellyfish Stings
Suzan Bellincampi

Late summer is jellyfish season, and every year, without exception, the question comes up.

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Their Name Is Mud, But These Snails Don't Mind
Suzan Bellincampi

Mud snails are happy to be associated with, covered by, and named for mud.

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Black Sea Bass Bounty
Suzan Bellincampi
Black sea bass is a favorite fish for both its culinary qualities and interesting natural history.
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For Close Look at Underwater World, Scientists Turn to DNA
Alex Elvin
Scientist Jesse Ausubel will talk about his work with environmental DNA at the Vineyard Conservation Society annual meeting next Tuesday.
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Atlantic Octopus Washes Up at Squibnocket
Suzan Bellincampi

Last week, Albert Fischer happened upon a dead octopus that had washed up at Squibnocket Beach.

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