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A Slithery Ocean Mystery

A Slithery Ocean Mystery

It’s an enduring mystery: How do tiny eel larvae make their way from the Sargasso Sea to coastal freshwater estuaries where they grow up?

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Keeping It Clean

Keeping It Clean

Bowdoin College Summer Student Fellow Ben Geyman (left) checks samples with WHOI marine biogeochemist Tristan Horner and WHOI researcher Maureen…

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Science Is His Beat

Science Is His Beat

Ari Daniel earned a Ph.D.in biology, studying orcas in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program. But he has made a career as…

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A Coral in Hand

A Coral in Hand

WHOI Biologist Tim Shank holds a deep-sea coral specimen collected from an unnamed canyon south of Martha’s Vineyard in May 2016.…

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No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

WHOI iologist Joel Llopiz is taking advantage of information stored in the tiny “ear stones” of larval and juvenile river herring to learn more about why the once-ubiquitous species is having difficulty re-populating lakes and streams in New England.

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