2018 is here which means we can now use an arbitrary point in time as a reason to hit the reset button, and commence on a new and more positive behavioral pattern. Okay, that was a bit harsh, but PSA: these resolutions may be enacted at any point in time and in any combination. - … Continue reading 10 Resolutions that will help Save the Oceans!!!
Last month, a local girl scout troop emailed the Marine Science department at UNC Chapel Hill, asking if they could visit for a lab tour. Eventually the email made it to my inbox and I couldn't pass up the fun! - - - The girls wanted to learn about fish health. My lab focuses on … Continue reading Water Quality Lesson (Ages 5-8): “Fish Health, Algae, and Us”
The saying “A fish out of water” was coined by poet Geoffry Chaucer. In The Cantebury Tales he writes, “...a monk, when he is cloisterless; Is like to a fish that is waterless”.9 While this phrasing works for Chaucer's purposes, many fish actually do venture from water, and it may not be as awkward as you’d … Continue reading Fish out of Water: four of my favorite amphibious fishes