Archive for January, 2016

Deep sea creatures surface in Pedder Bay

January 28, 2016

Over the past week, several creatures, usually only seen in the deep sea, made appearances in the floating lab and on the Pearson College dock.

For more detail on individual organisms see the Flickr album Deep Sea costumes 2016.

Molting Dungeness crabs

January 22, 2016

Crab molt

The crabs are molting, the crabs are molting! Last week at Prison Rocks, divers noticed a plethora of Dungeness crab (Metacarcinus magister) carapaces. Pictured above is one that Chris brought back to the College and below is a photo that Malou took underwater of a live crab.Crab underwater

Happy New Year!

January 11, 2016

PBay Sunrise 2016

Pedder Bay sunrise 11 January 2016