Students participating in OIMB’s REU program, Exploring Marine Biology on the Oregon Coast, will maintain a blog about their experiences.
Our last post was about sea hares found by the Summer 15 Invertebrate Zoology course, taught by Dr. Troy Nash, and they also found some intriguing amphipods! These Peppermint Amphipods are thought to be Thorlaksonius (?)depressus and are more common in warmer areas of the eastern Pacific.
This summer term (’15) the Invertebrate Zoology course, taught by Dr. Troy Nash, found some beautiful sea hares! Our best guess is that they are Aplyssia vaccaria.
A team of OIMB scientists is currently on an oceanographic expedition in the Atlantic Ocean. Working in collaboration with Duke University and North Carolina State University, the scientists from U.O. are exploring cold seeps in the western Atlantic Ocean from July 8 – 18. During the first half of the cruise they successfully tested newly developed sampling […]
The Invertebrate Zoology course this term (taught by Richard Emlet and Maya Watts) found some very interesting organisms that have only rarely, if ever, been seen in Oregon before! Bay Nature wrote this article about the Hopkins’ rose nudibranch (Okenia rosacea), a California native, which the class found at Sunset Bay. […]