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Jessica Lee

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After a 2 day weather delay, we are back on track today. As usual we began sampling at sunrise.

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We caught bucket loads of jellyfish.

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And a really cool moonfish!

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After competing all of our sampling stations, we are ready to pack up and head to shore. Thanks for following along with us!b2ap3_thumbnail_crew.JPG

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Today started out with rain and lightening delays but quickly turned to rainbows.

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Last night's dip netting resulted in more myctophid samples. These will be used for the otolith chemistry component of our project.

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This billfish from today's sample was exceptional!

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We finished up the sampling at sunset with a total of 12 stations.

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We had a great second day out on the water. Last night we caught some neat myctophids in the ring net.

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Mike, Kim and Chris also had good luck with the dip nets at night! Here is one of the flyingfish they caught.

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Today we completed stations 15-24 which finished our first transect. We caught tuna, billfish, flying fish, and a dolphinfish. This is one of the larval tunas.

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Now we are traveling to the beginning of our second transect, which is about a 7 hour steam. We will be ready to start sampling at dawn tomorrow!

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Howdy DEEPENDers!

We have just complete our first day of sampling on the LF2016B Cruise aboard the Blazing Seven. Our crew consists of 9 researchers including: Dr. David Wells, Dr. John Mohan, Cori Meinert, Mike Lewis, Chris Steffen, Jessica Lee, and Jillian Gilmartin from Texas A&M University at Galveston and Sebastian Velez from Florida Atlantic University. We sampled at 14 stations today and had some interesting finds including billfish, swordfish, and a puffer.

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We will be towing the ring net again tonight, so look forward to pictures from the deep!

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