CMAST Partners With Surf City’s Sea Turtle Hospital

May 30, 2019 | April Norris

This story originally appeared on WECT.  At the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Craig Harms is making the rounds before his patients get discharged from the hospital. “We’re doing a wellness…

CMAST and NOAA Study Leatherback Sea Turtle for Protected Species Program

May 29, 2019 | April Norris

The Marine Health Program at NC State Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) recently took part in 10 days of field work off the North Carolina coast to study leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)…
Simulated sedation of "Calvin."

Stranding Network Conducts Training on “Calvin”

April 3, 2017 | CMAST

(pictured, Simulated sedation of “Calvin”,. the 22′ inflatable whale used for training) Members of the NC Marine Mammal Stranding Network from NC State CMAST, NC Division of Marine Fisheries, the NC Aquariums, the NC Maritime…

CMAST’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility: Our Newest Attraction

December 10, 2014 | CMAST

CMAST’s new Marine Magnetic Resonance Facility (MMRF) went online in July 2014, allowing marine scientists to study marine life on a whole new level. According to the project director, Dr. Michael Stoskopf, “The applications for…

Successful Release of Hooked Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

May 30, 2014 | CMAST

This sea turtle was incidentally caught on a hook and line by a recreational fisherman and was brought to CMAST by a NCWRC biologist to be examined by Dr. Emily Christiansen. The hook was deep…

NC State CVM Students Visit CMAST for Fish Medicine Selectives

May 14, 2014 | CMAST

Twenty-two first and second year veterinary students attended the Advanced Fish Medicine Selective, held at NCSU-CMAST for the first time in the last week in April. In past years, this one week intensive course has…