Happy Birthday Jacques!

Jacques-Yves Cousteau born on June 11, 1910

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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.

One comment on “Happy Birthday Jacques!
  1. I had a pet shrimp named Jacques Cousteau when I was in college. It made for a great pick-up line – “Hey, wanna come to my dorm room and see my shrimp?”. You’d be surprised how well it worked.

    Amazingly, his birthday was June 11th, too.

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