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Hatchet fish, pyrosomes, krill and copepods…

Busy day out here, lots of wonderful stuff coming up in the Bongos, Oozeki and the MOCNESS.  The MOCNESS caught some amazing little hatchet fish along with the plankton, which was thick and soupy like yesterday. The Oozeki caught some … Continue reading

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Wrapping up another cycle

We towed Seasoar all day on the 5th and finished about noon on the 6th. Kind of quiet while everyone finished some analysis, or read, worked on other work.  Scientists had a meeting to determine where to start  the new … Continue reading

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Second Sampling Cycle

We are in Cycle 2 of sampling.  I helped deploy the Bongo plankton nets and the MOCNESS Plankton sampler during the day and at night. We took micro and meso zooplankton samples and then preserved them for analysis later in … Continue reading

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Net Samples and Copepods

The weather report says cloudy, but we had sun off and on all day.  Still a little bouncy out here from time to time, but not too bad.  It was a busy day and a long night for me , … Continue reading

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MOCNESS and Oozeki Net Tows

Happiness is being able to find an empty washing machine in the laundry room when you want one!!  Yes, it’s the little things that count!  On the ship you clean your own room, make your own bed and do your … Continue reading

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