If you’re in town…

secreetreveel…make sure you catch Greg Caillet’s talk this Saturday on the Pacific Grove Natural History Museum at 2pm.    Greg is a professor at Moss Landing Marine Labs and expert on deep-sea fish.  He will be discussing the fish and invertebrates of submarine canyons in Monterey Bay, a topic very close to my heart.  This is the last lecture of the series in conjunction with Jason Bradley’s fantastic exhibit titled Sea Creatures Rediscovered.  Worth a trip to the PG Natural History Museum (admission is free!).  If you can’t make it or live a few hundred miles away at least head to the website and watch the totally freaking sweet video highlighting his work

Dr. M (1714 Posts)

Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.

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