Top left to bottom right: Salp, pyrosome, Velella velella siphonophore, pyrosomes overflowing from net cod ends collected in the CCE during 2021.
Pyrosome Bloom imaged from ROV dive off Southern California in 2021.
Pyrosomes overflowing from net cod ends collected in the CCE during 2021
Vellela velella siphonophore at the CCE LTER.
A pyrosome at the CCE LTER
A salp at the CCE LTER
Sifting through what was caught in a trawl net, including an absurd amount of urchins.
Deploying an enormous net, called an Oozeki net, that will be dragged behind the boat to catch fish and other exciting creatures from deep in the water.
Setting up scientific equipment in the ship’s lab.