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Seen at the National Museum of Natural History in Sofia in Bulgaria.

Sex and parasitism on the open sea and in a fish’s mouth.

Sarah Giltz

Parisites live in fish mouths and undergo opportunistic sex changes.

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Lessons Learned during a Congressional Visit Day
Lessons Learned during a Congressional Visit Day

In an effort to connect scientists with policy-makers, the American Meteorological Society hosts Congressional Visit Days. This post highlights six “lessons” learned during these unique and important meetings with our local and national policy-makers.

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 Bright and beautiful marine flora. At a broad level, algae are grouped by color (pigments) and have tons of applications ranging from ecosystem services to food and medicine. Pictured are three specimens from coastal Rhode Island representing the groups of brown algae, green algae, and red algae. : Lindsay Green, URI #oceanbitesorg #seaweed #algae #science #flora  Is #fieldworkfriday a thing? #intertidal #science #oceanbitesorg #ecology

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