Pano of the oyster hatchery space – nice work Katie McFarland and Brendan Cambell
Oysters from 2 aquaculture lines post spawning – ready for fixing in EtOH
Zooplankton Sampling for MD SeaGrant – small boat, but gets the job done….
MD SeaGrant Zooplankton and Fish sampling – Looks colder than it was…
Up the mighty Choptank…
eDNA sampling on the Choptank
Ben processing water samples for eDNA analysis – filtering.
2017 Biological Oceanography Class Benthic Cruise – Fish ID -Menhaden (easy)
More Fish ID – Bay Anchovy – Thanks to Dave Secor and Ed Houde for the confirmation!
Some needed species identification help on board – This little gem is from the RV Rachel Carson library
Our best haul in 5 years – stripers, perch, menhaden, channel cats…
Larval Starvation experiments – 32 Tanks! 4 reps by 2 feeding treatments, by 2 growth ‘states’.
REU Michelle Nguyen waiting for oysters to spawn in the HPL hatchery’s ‘cup’ system…
Setting up tiles for the post-settlement growth (carryover) experiments – 2017 larval starvation experiments.
Baby oysters settled on tanks at the end of the experiment…over our data recording sheet –