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RV MBA Sepia
RV MBA Sepia is the Marine Biological Association's multidisciplinary research vessel. The RV undertakes marine and coastal research.
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MBA - Marine Biological Association Nov 27
🦈*24 hours to go until the !*🐟 There's still time to book your (free!) spot at this year's virtual event! We've got an excellent weekend of inspiring talks, live demos and panel sessions planned. 🐙 Book here 👉 !
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FSC Millport 23h
Saving our outdoor centres is vital for promoting sustainability, good well-being and fun, safe, educational exploration for all! The students here at FSC Millport are campaigning to
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Prof Alice Roberts Nov 24
I'm off to another historic town this Saturday - and this time, it's Plymouth, in the Elizabethan era!
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Roz Bown Nov 27
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CPR Survey Nov 27
Not coffee, but thousands of diatoms! A bloom of Coscinodiscus wailesii a non-native species 1st found nr Plymouth in 1977 fills this week's sample! ). Their large size & unpalatable taste may make them less appealing to native zooplankton
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 27
Adios amigo! One of several individuals that we sampled during yesterday's survey at
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 27
We had a really diverse mix of fish species during yesterday's survey at Whitsand Bay - some that we don't often encounter such as and a possible See if you recognise the species in the photos :-)
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 26
Some nice plaice released after weighing and measuring in today's fish survey at Whitsand Bay
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 26
It's a stunning morning on MBA Sepia. We're on our way to Whitsand Bay for an inshore fish survey
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FishtekMarine Nov 24
Some from Sweden... our have been used in a 5 year study by just 15 fisherman with a 70% reduction in harbour porpoise seen. Over the course of the study we’ve helped to prevent 160 porpoises from drowning in gill nets, we call that a win!
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ExeterMarine Nov 9
Brilliant to see featuring on last week! Catch up on (episode 8) to find out more about their work on the of Atlantic in the UK 🐟
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Pablo Gomez Nov 23
Replying to @mba_rv @thembauk and 2 others
This is what I see
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 24
Replying to @pagomba @thembauk and 2 others
😎🙌 I wish I'd thought of this first!
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 23
It seems that these are a hit! They are 'stout' bristle or polychaete worms that burrow head-down into sandy/muddy sediment, exposing their gills on the posterior end. All round top worm!
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 23
Replying to @wildlingwonder @mba_rv
We're glad you enjoyed your time on it was a pleasure to have you and your cohort aboard! :-)
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 21
Everyone is really loving the mud owls - also known as dumbbell worms! These are one of our new favourite species on Sepia 😊
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 21
That's MBA's RIB Laminaria out the water for the winter - she'll be launched again in the spring and available for new projects 😁🤟
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CPR Survey Nov 20
It’s not just CPR! Plankton nets are another method of collecting plankton samples. They can be used vertically or towed horizontally through the water column with the size of the net determining the size range of the organisms collected
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 20
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RV MBA Sepia Nov 13
He's currently nameless.... suggestions welcome!
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