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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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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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Oozeki nets @ 1000 meters

The sun finally came out, we did another Oozeki sampling. It was Amanda Netburn’s birthday (that means there will be a cake at dinner)!  She is a graduate student at Scripps and part of the group working with Dr. Koslow … 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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