Oceanography Camp for Girls participants were welcomed aboard R/V ANGARI for three days of hands-on, field-based oceanography training and research.
The queen triggerfish is a beautiful species of fish commonly found on rocky sea floors or coral reef in the western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.
The Caribbean sharpnose puffer is a fish species found off the coast of South Carolina down to the Caribbean Sea and in the Gulf of Mexico.
Dr. Teresa Greely is a Biological Oceanographer and Science Educator at the University of South Florida where she also directs the Oceanography Camp for Girls.
AUTHORS - Nik Varley (ANGARI Foundation)
The green moray eel is one species out of over 800 other species of eels and they belongs to an order of fish called Anguilliformes.
Participants gained hands-on field and laboratory experience in oceanographic methods on R/V ANGARI during the 2022 research cruise portion of Oceanography Camp for Girls.
The dwarf seahorse has a maximum height of 1 inch, making this species the 3rd smallest seahorse in the world.
Scientist Annabelle Brooks is a marine ecologist in The Bahamas researching sea turtles, sustainable fisheries and coral reef restoration.
Dr. Craig Dahlgren, Executive Director at Perry Institute for Marine Science, tells us about his research on fisheries and coral reef science in The Bahamas.