You can find subtidal riprap all over the place in urban marine ecosystems. It’s often like a patchy network of little islands in a sea of soft sediment. On each … Continue readingDoes algae and shell hash from riprap make it into neighboring sediments?
It’s official – A state commission voted yesterday to prohibit hunting of giant Pacific octopus at 7 popular dive areas around Puget Sound. This marks the end of a long … Continue readingOctopus protection in Puget Sound
This week in the lab!.. Setting up kiddie pools on the dock at MaST aquarium. Why you say? I’m preparing for an experiment with urchins! Urchins have a very patchy distribution … Continue readingHerding urchins