The secret lives of cryptic species
Cryptic species are two species that look very similar, but are genetically distinct. Meet the Vermilion and Sunset rockfish cryptic species pair! … More The secret lives of cryptic species
The art of ageing a rockfish
How old is my fish? How long do fish live? When do they mature and start reproducing?
These are all questions that can be answered by ageing a fish’s ear bone, called an otolith…. … More The art of ageing a rockfish
How do scientists share their most recent research? By presenting at scientific conferences and meetings! … More Conference season
January sampling: NorCal vs SoCal
What’s the difference between Chilipepper rockfish that live in the waters off central California and those that live farther south? It turns out, quite a bit! In January, our team headed to Cordell Bank in central California (an underwater seamount 25 miles west of Pt. Reyes) and then south to sample rockfish in the Santa … More January sampling: NorCal vs SoCal