Archive: Marine Biologist
Update: Clipper the Dolphin
| July 12, 2011

We received our regular update on our adopted dolphin Clipper from The Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute in Italy. Clipper’s been a busy dolphin! From April through June he was seen feeding around the marine fish farm, found in the study area and close to the shoreline. During this period he chose to feed while cooperating […]

Underwater Thought by Mariano
| June 13, 2011

So, now maybe it’s time to start to meditate. When I get up one morning and go up the forward stairs, overlooking the bridge, I listen in silence as the deck hand Remedios rinses the teak sun deck with the green water hose, he sprays every corner and every surface that during the night has […]

Another Beach Clean-Up to Save the Turtles
| March 31, 2011

Saturday, March 19, 2011 — Keys Beach It’s huge. North Friar’s in comparison seems to be just the newborn calf close to the adult female of blue whale. When the bus turns for the last time and we start to slowly go down from the hill we have in front of us all the majesty […]

Mariano on Being a Marine Biologist
| December 13, 2010

Coming out with basic information on Marine Science is my job. Standing up in front to people and trying to show them how the underwater world that I have been studying for the last 15 years is beautiful. But every single second of my life I discover that it will be not enough time in […]

Mariano’s Marine Memo: Swallows Into the Storm
| June 22, 2010

It is the day of Monday, May 3, 2010 … or in fact during the night … almost the 4th as we head toward Mahon on Menorca, an island in the Balearic archipelago. Since we sailed into the Mediterranean the weather has not been so nice to us … only a few hours of sun […]