The Great Thing About Being a Marine Biologist Is

I get to sit around this morning drinking coffee at a beautiful location and listen to talks about Komokiacea (see here, here, and here also for published artiicles) and Loricifera (see here also).  The biodiversity of the deep sea is truly a beautiful thing.

Dr. M (1720 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.

3 comments on “The Great Thing About Being a Marine Biologist Is
  1. Heh heh……good posts….I thought it was the poverty, teeth ground to dust, transience, hyper egos and PFO’s!!!!!

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