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RV MBA Sepia
The Marine Biological Association of the UK's Research Vessel, MBA Sepia, is engaged in various research projects in the Western English Channel.
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Kathryn Pack Jun 13
Hundreds of large sea hares (Aplysia punctata) breeding in the low shore near Looe today. All approx 10-15cm long. A fantastic site to see!
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MBA (Marine Biology) Jun 14
All members of the MBA have free access to the National Marine Biological Library
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She wears the Dr in this house Jun 13
More diversity of polychaetes in this weeks' L4 sample, including this Magelona sp.
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She wears the Dr in this house Jun 12
Replying to @mba_rv @flowcam and 2 others
Still very low # of copepods + decapods, but zooplankton maturing nicely
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She wears the Dr in this house Jun 12
Replying to @mba_rv @flowcam and 2 others
1+2. Pseudo-nitzschia (pretty close to limit of detection) 3. Rhizosolenia (many chains longer than any zooplankton present)
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RV MBA Sepia Jun 11
Mirror-like sea at today, along with very clear samples. Hoping this gives 's a welcome break from the slime!
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MBA (Marine Biology) Jun 8
Delighted to be a part of Plymouth's plan for plastics launch this evening It's great to see so many in taking positive action for our environment
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RV MBA Sepia Jun 8
Happy from all the Sea-going Team of the Sepia! Here is the little Bobtail Squid 'Sepiola atlantica' (closely related to ) from one of this week's inshore surveys
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RV MBA Sepia Jun 8
There have been unusually high numbers of the predatory, free-swimming Tomopteris in our recent samples, with exceptional numbers at L5. Thanks Dr Nick Halliday!
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RV MBA Sepia Jun 7
Another find from this week was this starry smooth hound (Mustelus asterias), named for the star-like markings along the upper sides. Some great footage before release!
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RV MBA Sepia Jun 6
Fish survey at , lots of interesting finds, including this parasitic isopod found in the gill of an 11cm lesser weaver fish!
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MBA (Marine Biology) May 31
As a member of the MBA you’ll receive fantastic discounts to courses, regular bulletins, The Marine Biologist magazine, access to , and feel part of the marine biological community! Find out more here
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CPR Survey May 24
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MBA (Marine Biology) May 25
New MBA research: Long-term monitoring reveals how pink salmon influence their food supply in a region of the north Pacific ocean
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RV MBA Sepia May 24
Some wonderful finds at Bay today, some of the highlights include this fifteen-spine (Spinachia spinachia) and a very charismatic !
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RV MBA Sepia May 22
🎶 What a difference a day makes... 🎶 Amazing the difference between the L5 sample yesterday and L4 today - all the samples came up dark brown... While visability on the surface was good (11m on the Secchi!)
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RV MBA Sepia May 22
the will be working pretty hard today on this L4 sample!
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She wears the Dr in this house May 21
More tomorrow. While you wait, have a look at what's
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RV MBA Sepia May 21
Beautifully still sea at L5 today, different story at E1! Together with collecting samples, we obtain a range of oceanographic data as part of our surveys, including this reading - measuring water turbidity (quite an impressive 12m at L5!)
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RV MBA Sepia May 18
Sepia crew not in their usual habitat collecting amphipods for
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