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By Edition On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

R/V Chapman Expeditions & Substation Curacao – Summary of DROP Dominica Expedition, March 2016

Smithsonian Deep Reef Observation Project (DROP) scientists spent six days exploring the diversity of marine life off northwest Dominica to depths of 300 m (1,000 ft.). The scientific team comprised specialists More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 14th, 2016

R/V Chapman Expeditions & Substation Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD. ROSSEAU - It can be difficult to describe the underwater world from 300-1,000ft, as habitats can be as varied as anything you could see on land. Not every inch of bottom is covered in coral and fishes; More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 11th, 2016

RC Chapman report: “New species of Basslet discovered on Dominica”

WILLEMSTAD, ROSSEAU - Smithsonian scientists had a great start to the week on the RV Chapman of the Curaçao Seaquarium. DROP Principal Investigator, Dr. Carole Baldwin, thinks her team has already discovered More...