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Vessels Sampling
December 16, 2020

Vessels Sampling in a River in Ohio

Vessels like this use various sampling methods to collect fish at all life stages, adult, larvae, and eggs.

YouTube Host with live Sea Lamprey in a Tank
December 16, 2020

HBBS Participates in Brave Wilderness Episode Shoot

Brave Wilderness host, Coyote Peterson, holds his hands in a tank of live sea lamprey while filming the first of two sea lamprey-focused episodes for the show’s YouTube channel. GLSC communications associate, Dr. Andrea Miehls, assisted the Brave Wilderness team while filming in multiple remote locations across northeastern Michigan.

Nicole King Holding A Grass Carp
December 7, 2020

Tracking the Movement of Grass Carp in the Sandusky River, 2016

Nicole King (University of Toledo graduate student) holding a Grass Carp. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Michigan State University responded to a report from a commercial fisherman that grass carp were being captured in the Sandusky River. Researchers captured, tagged, and released grass carp to track their movements.

Alexandra Sasha Bozimowski sampling a wetland
January 14, 2020

A. Sasha Bozimowski

Alexandra Sasha Bozimowski performing wetland sampling.

Grass carp larvae
December 31, 2019

Grass carp larvae

These images show grass carp larvae from the Maumee River. Characteristics of larval grass carp include overall length (left), skeletal muscle development (center) and presence of an eye spot that lacks pigmentation (right; pigment starting to develop on lower eye).

Scientists aboard research vessel Muskie and a sediment cross section (right)
September 30, 2019

New Technology for Scanning Sediment

(Left) EPA and Kent State University scientists (left-to-right), Dr. Janet Nestlerode, Taylor Michael, and Dr. Elizabeth Hinchey, on the R/V Muskie with the SPI cam. (Right) High-resolution image of a cross-section of the sediment including the sediment water interface to ~25 cm below surface from a site in the central basin of Lake Erie. Visible are various strata of the

Live Sea Lamprey at the Hammond Bay Biological Station
September 30, 2019

Live Sea Lamprey at the Hammond Bay Biological Station

National Geographic photographer, Keith Ladzinski (right), and assistant, Angie Payne (left), hold live sea lamprey while visiting the GLSC’s Hammond Bay Biological Station during September 2019. An interview of Keith aired on Good Morning America on November 21, 2020, which included footage from their visit to the station. GLSC communications associate, Dr. Andrea Miehls

Pectoral Spine Cross Section
September 20, 2019

Aging a Fish Using a Spine

A pectoral spine cross section from invasive grass carp captured in the Great Lakes. These cross sections are used to determine the age of the fish.

Fish Vertebra Cross Section
September 20, 2019

Aging a Fish Using a Vertebra Cross Section

Cross section of a fish vertebra. Useful for determining the age of a fish.

Dr. Ed Roseman speaking at AOC meeting in Cleveland
September 11, 2019

Dr. Ed Roseman Delivers Plenary Address to AOC Meeting in Cleveland

GSLC research fish biologist, Dr. Ed Roseman, delivers a plenary address at the Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOC) conference on September 11-12, 2019.

National Geographic photographer at HBBS
September 11, 2019

National Geographic Visits Hammond Bay to Photograph Sea Lamprey

National Geographic photographer, Keith Ladzinski, photographs live sea lamprey at Hammond Bay Biological Station on September 11, 2019 for an expansive article featuring the Great Lakes.

Releasing a Lake Sturgeon
July 5, 2019

Seneca River Lake Sturgeon Release

A 59 lb., 64 in. female lake sturgeon is released into the Seneca River after telemetry tagging. Pictured GLSC (Cortland, New York) personnel are Grant Scholten, Marc Chalupnicki, and Caleb Konrad.