A Few More Photos

September 17, 2012

Bodil Bluhm and Katrin Iken
University of Alaska Fairbanks

The 2012 Russian-American Long-term Census of the Arctic (RUSALCA) cruise has come to a close. The scientists have safely made their ways home. And Bodil Bluhm and Katrin Iken from the University of Alaska Fairbanks share a few additional photos collected over the course of the second leg of the 2012 RUSALCA mission. Enjoy!

 

A beam trawl in the water, collecting samples of marine life for scientists to sort through.

A beam trawl in the water, collecting samples of marine life for scientists to sort through. Click image for larger view and image credit.


Scientists sort through samples collected using the trawl.

Scientists sort through samples collected using the trawl. Click image for larger view and image credit.


 

Buccinum polare, a species of sea snail, collected during the 2012 RUSALCA expedition

Buccinum polare, a species of sea snail, collected during the 2012 RUSALCA expedition. Click image for larger view and image credit.


Neoiphinoe coronata, also known as the crowned hairy snail, collected during a trawl.

Neoiphinoe coronata, also known as the crowned hairy snail, collected during a trawl. Click image for larger view and image credit.


 

Arctic sea stars, Ctenodiscus crispatus, collected during a trawl, artfully arranged.

Arctic sea stars, Ctenodiscus crispatus, collected during a trawl, artfully arranged. Click image for larger view and image credit.


The longfinger hermit, or Pagurus rathbuni.

The "longfinger hermit," or Pagurus rathbuni. Click image for larger view and image credit.


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