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Summer seminar, Wed, Aug 5, 7pm

Title: “Peeling out predation intensity: can repair frequency be a useful proxy towards understanding predation?” Location: RIX Centre.

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How gooseneck barnacles mate despite having ‘unusually short’ penises.

Gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus) have evolved novel mating strategies in the wave-swept intertidal.

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Summer seminar, July 30, 7pm

Title: “Spatial ecology and energetics of seabirds facing climate change and fisheries”. Location: RIX Centre.

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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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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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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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