Eggs of a different sort

Back in mid-December I collected some urchins at Davenport Landing. Some of these urchins are the parents of the larvae that I'm culturing and observing now. Towards the end of the trip I flipped over some surfgrass (Phyllospadix torreyi) and saw two fish, obviously sculpins, huddled together; they … Continue reading


Yesterday I went over to┬áthe Seymour Center to talk to the person at the front desk about arranging a field trip visit for a class I'll be co-teaching this summer. When I walked through the exhibit hall into the office wing there were a couple of staff members coming the other way down the hall, … Continue reading