Category Archives: grad school

Some Announcements

Just a few quick announcements as I figure out what the next “real” post will be. First off, visitors to the site last night probably found that they couldn’t get this, or any of the awesome blogs on The Network … Continue reading

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Sphyrna linkwini

It’s been a rather busy weekend/week here due to catching up on grading and attempting to get my thesis done and defended sometime before the next school year, but fear not, I haven’t forgotten you.  Because other people manage to … Continue reading

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Dogfish on Tour – Greenville, NC

I really should have put this up earlier, but it slipped my mind until now.  I’ll be presenting research at ECU’s Research and Creative Achievement Week, a week’s worth of exhibits and talks celebrating student research and artwork.  If you … Continue reading

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Dogfish on Tour: Gloucester, VA

It’s time for yet another stop on the Chuck Won’t Shut Up About His Research Tour.  Next weekend I’ll be up in Gloucester, Virginia (not Massachusetts) for the annual meeting of the AFS Tidewater Chapter.  It’ll be taking place at … Continue reading

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SDAFS Podcasts Up

Tip o’ the hat to Dan at the Endolymph for making me aware of this.  The podcasts from the Southern Division AFS meeting are now available online for your listening and viewing pleasure.  Apparently due to technical difficulties you won’t … Continue reading

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Mustelus linkus

Another round of shark news links.  Enjoy. The biggest news is likely the release of the International Shark Attack File’s annual report.  The main gist: shark attacks are up worldwide, down in the US.  Of course that high is a … Continue reading

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Fish Wars: Recreational and Commercial Fishermen Clash Over Striped Bass

This will be a rare non-shark post, but I think it will cover an issue that permeates throughout fisheries management regardless of which species you’re focused on (maybe not so much spiny dogfish: rec and commercial fishermen alike aren’t huge … Continue reading

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Dogfish on Tour: SDAFS Recap

As I mentioned earlier, while  several representatives from the wet blogosphere were at Science Online, Dan, me, and the rest of the ECU crew were at the Southern Division AFS meeting.  A good time was had by all, and yes, … Continue reading

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They’re Baaaack

It’s that time of year again.  The days are shorter, the air is colder, and every so often (even in North Carolina) it snows.  Also, the dogfish are back in North Carolina waters snowbirding it up.

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This is more of an academic post than a shark-related post.  This article has been making the science blog rounds today for good reason: if true, it has far-reaching (but distressingly unsurprising) implications not just for education but society in … Continue reading

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