I was going to do a “demons of the deep” post for Halloween but as I was considering which animals to include I had to stop and ask myself what this was really all about and it took me in a slightly different direction, viz: Consider the viper fish with its capacious maw and manifold . . . → Read More: Is this fish evil?
By the excellent Jarrett Byrnes
If this comic makes you laugh, perhaps you should become a marine biologist. Note the lack of dolphins. ARRRRR ME HEARTIES!!!! So ye want t’ be a pirate, t’ sail the open sea searching for booty – what? You said a marine biologist? Oh. Well, sailing the open sea searching for booty is actually prohibited . . . → Read More: So You Want to Be A Marine Biologist: Deep Sea News Edition
Well this brings a smile to my face. St. Thomas Aquinas defensive end Jelani Hamilton (6-foot-5, 250 pounds) committed to the University of Miami on Monday, citing his interest in the field of marine biology and Miami’s prowess as a leading research facility via STA’s STA’s Jelani Hamilton eyes marine biology at Miami: Jelani Hamilton . . . → Read More: Marine Science For The Win!
So you wanna be a marine biologist in the 21st century? Better crack open that MacBook and start writing perl scripts. As part of our NSF RAPID grant studying the impact of the Deepwater Horizon spill, our group is busy organizing an outreach workshop for undergrads entitled the “Bioinformatics of Biodiversity”. We’ll be giving a . . . → Read More: A 21st century view of Marine Biology
Words cannot even express the pure genius contained in this video…
From the world famous “Dance Your Dissertation” contest, now on YouTube with a methods section. This video depicts a dissertation entitled “The invention and adoption of conservation technology to successfully reduce the bycatch of protected marine species” by Lekelia, using a mix of modern dance and watusi styles in the remarkable Sea Turtle Conservation . . . → Read More: TGIF: Dance Your Sea Turtle Dissertation
Aquanautix new website by Melloweb Design This should be considered an addendum to Craig’s post yesterday, called “So, you want to be a deep-sea biologist“. It assumes you’ve done everything right, and still can’t find a job. Or, maybe you did one little thing wrong and now you’re out on the street. Or, you’re building . . . → Read More: Tips on Consulting for the Marine Sciences
A teacher, leader, champion, and scientist. 24 August 1928 — 1 January 2009 It is with great sadness that I post this from the Other 95%… I received the sad news today that Martin Wells, imminent biologist, one of the founders of Churchill College at the University of Cambridge and, a great friend of the . . . → Read More: Martin Wells
Here a bunch of bit from around the web I haven’t had time to get to… Best Job in the World? Blogging, living on reef in a luxury home, getting paid…qualifications needed: charismatic, not needed: advanced degree in marine biology. I can’t believe I wasted all this time on a degree! No iron dumping off . . . → Read More: Link Roundup