Shark Army had much ado about sharks this day: They sorted specimens, measured new sharks and skeletonized pieces for educational display. See the gallery for details.
CSUMB undergraduate Matt Jew takes morphometrics on a Hydrolagus macrophthalmus,or bigeye Chimaera, to redescribe the species his CSUMB senior Capstone project.
CSUMB undergraduate Matt L. holds a small shark specimen. Notice how anatomical the shark is at such a small size, unlike us mammals who look a bit like tiny aliens during gestation.
Paul helps UROC interns Justin, Marty and Matt L. identify two Taiwanese shark specimens.
PSRC interns Nina and Maddy work on skeletonization projects.
PSRC volunteer Nina scrapes away tissue to skeletonize a shark jaw.
UROC intern Maddy carves away material from a shark skeleton.
Intern Rebecca helps identify deep-sea sharks that were accidentally caught as bycatch in the Southern Indian Ocean.