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Here is my contribution to the Spring issue of the Institute for Advanced Studies Institute Letter hot off the press:


Update #2: Deep-sea Research Cruise

by Johanna Imhoff, FSUCML graduate student

Leg one of the 2016 Florida Restore Act Center for Excellence Program (FLRACEP) cruise threw many challenges our way, including rough seas and heavy currents. 507 more words

Marine Science

'If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.' Doug Larson.

Stories from my Sketchbook  . . . 

Every day, sometimes twice a day, for the last 12 years or so I have walked past the dock where the  163 more words

Shark of the week: Dwarf lanternshark

Did you know that only 10 out of over 465 shark species regularly reach a length of over 13 feet -4 metres-? Most sharks are much smaller than us, and the Dwarf lanternshark is said to be the smallest of all. 189 more words



Vacationing on a beautiful island, a big fish shot straight out of the ocean. It landed right in front of me and began floundering on the beach. 710 more words


Venturing to the West Florida Slope: Deep-sea Research Cruise

by Johanna Imhoff, FSUCML graduate student

We are having beautiful weather as we steam toward our first set of stations on the West Florida Slope. After we had stowed most of our gear securely, fellow FSUCML grad students, Bianca and Brian; UNF grad student Clark; and I sat at the galley table and prepared flagging tape with individual numbers to tag each fish when it comes on board, and vials with the same numbers for storing fin clips and muscle biopsy samples for genetics and stable isotopes research. 78 more words

Marine Biology