Marine Chemistry, VSU, 2009

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Published on May 4, 2009

Author: tmanning

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The Coolest Slide Show Ever : Marine Chemistry Spring 2009 Valdosta State University Spring Break 2009 The Coolest Slide Show Ever Marine Chemistry, 4920 : Marine Chemistry, 4920 In March of 2009, 25 Valdosta State University Students spent 9 days in the Florida Keys (Fiesta Key home base) studying marine chemistry. This is their story…………..kind of! They identified lots of things, lived in tents, found chitin and the carbon cycle exciting, had pot luck meals, walked into a rock, stung by a jellyfish (attacked?), had a couples moment in KW, visited a coral reef……. Slide 5: While the class focused on chemistry (from marine natural products to the carbon cycle), students spent ½ a day at Bahia Honda State Park hunting for 75 marine organisms (or things that live next to the sea). Slide 6: Tarpon: Megalops atlanticus Found at Robbie’s Marina Slide 7: Fiesta Key, where we camped Slide 8: Our campground Slide 9: Brown Pelican: Pelicanus Occidentalis Found at Fiesta Key Slide 11: Flounder: Pseupluronectus americanus Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 13: Mullet: Mugulus Cephalous Found at Fiesta Key Slide 14: Green Anole: Anolis Carolinus Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 17: Fire Coral: Cnidaria Hydrozoa Found at Fiesta Key Slide 19: Urchin: Arabicia punctulata Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 21: Gooseneck Barnacle: Arthropoda Pedunculate Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 22: Palm Warbler: Yellow Race Dendroica palmarum hypochrysea Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 24: Great Southern White: Ascia monuste Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 26: Butterfly: Gulf Fritillary Dione vanilla Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 27: Yellowtail Snapper: Ocyurus chrysurus Found at Sand Key Slide 29: Boulder Coral:Monstrata annularis Found at Sand Key Slide 30: Iguana: Iguanidae Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 31: Great Land Crab: Gercarcinus lateralis Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 33: Pigeon Plum: Coccoloba diversifolia Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 34: Bahama Nightshade: Solanum bahamense Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 36: Turbo (turban shell) Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 37: Sea Whip: Leptogorgia virgulata Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 39: Baby Sea Shrimp: Penaeus merguiensis Found at Bahia State Park Slide 40: Grey Nurse Shark: Ginglymostoma cirratum Found at Sand Key Slide 42: Vase Sponge: Callyspongia vaginalis Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 43: Cauliflower Coral: Cladiella Found at Bahia Honda Slide 45: Cowrie Snail:Cypraea Caputserpentis Found at Fiesta Key Rock-boring Urchin: ArbaciaFound at Fiesta Key : Rock-boring Urchin: ArbaciaFound at Fiesta Key Found at Fiesta Key : Found at Fiesta Key Yellow Stingray: Urolophus jamaicensis Upside Down Jellyfish: Cassiopeia xamachaneFound at Fiesta Key : Upside Down Jellyfish: Cassiopeia xamachaneFound at Fiesta Key Black sand-mopping cucumber: Holothuria edulis : Black sand-mopping cucumber: Holothuria edulis Found at Fiesta Key Scrawled cowfish: Acanthostracion quadricornisFound at Fiesta Key : Scrawled cowfish: Acanthostracion quadricornisFound at Fiesta Key Slide 54: Red Coraline algae Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 55: Portuguese Man of War: Physalia physalis Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 57: Florida Lobster: Panulirus argus Found at Fiesta Key Slide 59: Spiny Black Brittle Stars: Ophiocoma Found at Fiesta Key Slide 61: Conch Shell: Strombus gigas Found at Fiesta Key Slide 62: Sea Hare Found in Fiesta Key Slide 64: Curly-Tailed Lizard: Leiocephalus personatus Found at Fiesta Key Slide 65: Purple Sea Snail Janthina janthina Found on Beach at Bahia Honda Slide 67: Tree Coral: Lemnalia Found in Bahia Honda State Park Slide 69: Common Tern: Sterna hirundo Found at Fiesta Key Slide 70: Green Algae: Pediastrum boryanum Found at Bahia Honda Slide 72: Coconut Palm: Cocos nucifera Found at Bahia Honda Park Slide 74: Zebra Longwing Found at Bahia Honda State Park http://www.floridastateparks.org/bahiahonda/images/visitors/BAH-ZebraLongwing-RobertMangogna.jpg Slide 75: Sea Purse: Dioclea Reflexa Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 76: Porifera (sponge) found at Bahia Honda Slide 78: Needlefish:Belonidae Found at Fiesta Key Slide 79: Sunrise Tellin: Tellina radiata Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 81: Sea Urchin: Sterechinus neumayeri Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 83: Egg Cockle:Laevicardium mortoni Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 85: Hawk-Wing Conch:Strombus raninus Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 87: Horseshoe Crab: Limulus polyphemus Found at Fiesta Key Loggerhead SpongeFound at Bahia Honda State Park : Loggerhead SpongeFound at Bahia Honda State Park http://www.floridastateparks.org/bahiahonda/images/BAH-loggerhead-sponge.jpg Slide 90: Banded Orbweaver Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 91: Minnows: Cyprinidae Found at Fiesta Key Slide 93: Ceriths Found at Bahia Honda Park Slide 94: Dead Man’s Fingers Found at Bahia Honda Park Slide 96: Limpet Found at Fiesta Key Sea Grape: Coccoloba uvifera Found at Bahia Honda State Park : Sea Grape: Coccoloba uvifera Found at Bahia Honda State Park Slide 99: Sea Fan Found at Bahia Honda State Park Brain Coral Found at Bahia Honda State Park : Brain Coral Found at Bahia Honda State Park Long-spined Star ShellFound at Bahia Honda State Park : Long-spined Star ShellFound at Bahia Honda State Park Red Rock Urchin: Echinometra lucunterFound at Fiesta Key : Red Rock Urchin: Echinometra lucunterFound at Fiesta Key Sea SlugFound at Fiesta Key : Sea SlugFound at Fiesta Key Beroe’s Comb JellyFound at Fiesta Key : Beroe’s Comb JellyFound at Fiesta Key Sea BindweedFound at Bahia Honda State Park : Sea BindweedFound at Bahia Honda State Park Ruddy TurnstoneFound at Bahia Honda State Park : Ruddy TurnstoneFound at Bahia Honda State Park Sargassum WeedFound at Bahia Honda State Park : Sargassum WeedFound at Bahia Honda State Park Branching Coral: Madracis mirabilisFound at Fiesta Key : Branching Coral: Madracis mirabilisFound at Fiesta Key Red orbweaverFound at Bahia Honda State Park : Red orbweaverFound at Bahia Honda State Park Calico ScallopFound at Bahia Honda State Park : Calico ScallopFound at Bahia Honda State Park Mangrove SeedlingFound at Bahia Honda State Park : Mangrove SeedlingFound at Bahia Honda State Park Sea Biscuit: Meoma ventricosaFound at Bahia Honda State Park : Sea Biscuit: Meoma ventricosaFound at Bahia Honda State Park Purple Coraline AlgaeFound at Fiesta Key : Purple Coraline AlgaeFound at Fiesta Key Modern Nutmeg ShellFound at Fiesta Key : Modern Nutmeg ShellFound at Fiesta Key Marine Tube Worm Casting(worm inside)Found at Bahia Honda State Park : Marine Tube Worm Casting(worm inside)Found at Bahia Honda State Park Red Boring SpongeFound at Fiesta Key : Red Boring SpongeFound at Fiesta Key Sea TurtleFound in Key Largo : Sea TurtleFound in Key Largo http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2221081120 Slide 125: Here We Are Chemistry and Biology Students at Valdosta State University Dr. Tom Manning, chem. prof of class

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