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Strictlyfishwrap Science Radio Hour: Episode 1

April 6, 2015 by


Author: Skylar Bayer Hey blog readers, Interested in being a Strictlyfishwrap listener as well? I just recorded and hosted my first radio show which I host live on WRFR-LP in Rockland, Maine. WRFR-LP is a wonderful community radio station that you can listen to online with their live stream, or you can look for my recorded […]

How to catch a moray eel… and keep all of your fingers!

May 18, 2012 by


Author: Kelton McMahon Why on earth (or the ocean in this case) would anyone want to catch a moray eel?  The Giant Moray Eel, as its name so cleverly suggests, is not exactly inconspicuous. They can reach almost 10’ long and weigh nearly 80 pounds.  And with a set of teeth like these, they can […]

The Sciencing of Whoa-men

May 14, 2012 by


Author: Skylar Bayer So, first things first: One. I am a woman.  Turns out, anyway – I’ve got a uterus, eggs, mammary glands, alleged child-bearing hips – the whole womanly shebang (no pun intended). It’s a biological fact. Two. I identify as a woman by gender. I do not feel that I am a man. […]

Go with your gut

March 27, 2012 by


Author: Anya Brown As I sit and reflect on the Benthic Ecology Meeting (Benthics) that I just attended (and yes, I acknowledge that I should probably be sitting and reflecting on the chapter that I am supposed to be editing for my thesis), and although I am incredibly exhausted from travel, science, and late night […]

Inspiration — My Athlete’s Cut

March 18, 2012 by


Author: Skylar Bayer On Wednesday, while working on a talk and desperately seeking inspiration, I checked my e-mail (like I do, at least once every three minutes) and clicked on a new message from PHDComics informing me of the day’s comic. After viewing the comic I chuckled, stared at my bored dog, sat up and […]