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Anatomical interpretations of fossils tested using acorn worms found at Cape Beale

BMSC researchers Karma Nanglu and Dr. Chris Cameron (BMSC Alumnus, PhD) examine the validity of anatomical interpretations of a Burgess Shale enteropneust.

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Fundraising ideas

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is a Canadian charitable foundation committed to making grants in Canada for the benefit of Canadians.  This foundation is supported by an endowment from the extended Weston family, with the majority of the funds being directed to specific organizations in the fields of education and environment.  These bursary funds are…
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Long spines means smooth swimming for porcelain crab zoea larvae

BMSC / SFU Alumnus Anna Smith and Greg Jensen, (U of Washington, BMSC Crustacean Biology instructor) show the fantastically long spines on porcelain crab zoea larvea may these larvae to remain in nearshore coastal waters.

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Copepod sex-ratio responds to selection

The Anholt Lab report the first multi-generational quantitative evidence that clutch sex ratio responds to artificial selection in both directions (selection for male- and female-biased families) and in multiple populations of T. californicus.

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Seaweed evolution in the intertidal

BMSC/UBC graduate student and Fall Program Alumnus Sam Starko and co-authors B. Clamans and P. Martone study the effects of chronic physical stress on the morphological evolution of seaweeds in the dynamic intertidal environment.

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It’s a family affair!

Research in the Levitan lab is a family affair. The Levitan family are working together as a research team here at BMSC this summer.

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Hagfish adapt to high ammonia environments

Graduate student Alex Clifford and collegues report that the Pacific hagfish (Eptatretus stoutii) has an exceptional ability to both withstand and recover from exposure to high external ammonia it encounters when burrowed inside the decomposing carcass while feeding.

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Ocean Links

Follow these links for fun! If you have any other links you'd like to see here, send us the link by email! Coast Kids - Coast Kid is an environmental education program sponsored by Assateague Coastal Trust. The mission of the program is to help kids develop geographical and ecological awareness, encourage greater enjoyment of…
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Educator Resource Links

Resources for teachers and marine science educators Ocean Sense A novel education program that develops skills in analysing, understanding, and sharing of ocean data and knowledge. By exploring local observations and global connections, this program invites communities, educators, and students to collaborate in discovering the ocean through Ocean Networks Canada observatories. Hakai Magazine This magazine…
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Environment Data

Environment Data for Barkley Sound BMSC and our Research community hold other data sets not available online.  For further information or assistance please contact the Librarian. Ocean Networks Canada - Data & Tools Over 60 data products are available to users of Ocean Networks Canada data, ranging from time series scalar plots to wav audio files…
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