We've been following turtle #067—a rescued Kemp's ridley sea turtle—during rehabilitation after it washed up on a beach with hypothermia last fall. First it took a field trip for specialized diagnostics. Today's post is about a bronchoscopy.
Our last post about #67—or Kaboom—was about her CT scan procedure performed at Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital. The CT scan confirmed pneumonia
Winter is a grand time for viewing sea ducks near shore. Along my SEANET route, I routinely see bufflehead, common eider, scaup, common goldeneye, red-breasted merganser, and a handful of other occasional visitors. Not surprising then, that winter is also the time that we see the peak of duck mortality along the beaches as well. […]
Konichiwa! Echinoblog is in Tsukuba, Japan (outside of Tokyo) visiting the National Museum of Nature and Science studying the deep-sea starfishes of Japan! How many new species await?After arriving last week, I've finally gotten settled into my temporary home away from home!I've gotten the impression from some folks who believe/perceive that scientists who travel abroad (or anywhere
Weedy Scorpionfish, Rhinopias frondosa | ©Albert Kang (Batangas, Philippines)
Commonly known as Weedy Scorpionfish, Popeyed Scorpionfish or the Purple Tassled Rhino Scorpionfish, Rhinopias frondosa (Scorpaenidae) is a spectacular fish, very rare, but once found, can be easily located again as they tend to stay at the same place unless disturbed.
The colors will vary but they’re generally in red, purple, orangish hues. The specimen shown is purple variation.
Amazing pictures of a snake eating a crocodile taken at Lake Moondarra, near Mt Isa, north-west Queensland. See more here