Graduate Students Mounting and Reading Otoliths

Graduate Students Mounting and Reading Otoliths

Detailed Description

State University of New York-Brockport graduate student, Tom Bianchi, interprets alewife otolith ages (foreground) while student contractor Scott Minihkiem (background) mounts otoliths in epoxy. Bianchi is evaluating how alewife age influences reproductive success and was trained in otolith techniques at the GLSC’s Lake Ontario Biological Station. This photo was taken in 2018, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1024 x 1365

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Location Taken: NY, US

Credits

USGS-GLSC