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Eyes Under Puget Sound: Critter of the Month — Bloodworms
Bloodworms are a type of polychaete, or marine segmented worm, in the family Glyceridae.
Ecology researchers study climate effects on Puget Sound food web

Unusual phytoplankton blooms caused by warm ocean water give scientists a glimpse into the future of marine life, from shellfish to whales.

Beach poop is everyone's business

Swimming in fecal bacteria is not only gross but can make you sick.

Eyes Under Puget Sound: Size matters — What can we learn from biomass and size classification?

We're studying benthic invertebrate biomass — critter size — for the first time on a large scale in Puget Sound.

Hitting the brakes on copper pollution

June is Orca Awareness Month, so it’s a great time to become aware of the impacts pollution coming from things like vehicle brakes can have.

Eyes Under Puget Sound: Critter of the Month — The "Unicorn" Shrimp
Nebalia pugettensis is a tiny crustacean that lives on the sea floor, with a horn-like rostrum and leg-like appendages that function as lungs.
Puget Sound Nutrient Watch: Algal Blooms

Excess nutrients can cause an explosion of algae growth called algal blooms, we discuss more about these blooms. 

Eyes Under Puget Sound: It's field work time!
Sediment monitoring field season is a perfect opportunity to talk about how we collect Puget Sound critters.
Puget Sound officially a No Discharge Zone

Under the historic new rule, vessels are prohibited from releasing any sewage (blackwater), treated or untreated, within Puget Sound. This will help protect shellfish and people. 

Eyes Under Puget Sound: Critter of the Month — The Brittle Stars
The brittle stars truly are in a class all their own.

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