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...

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CMAST Saddened by Passing of Dr. Patricia McClellan-Green

May 22, 2014 | CMAST

CMAST is saddened by the passing of Professor of Toxicology Dr. Patricia McClellan-Green on May 18 due to complications from bacterial meningitis. “Pat McClellan-Green was an integral part of our CMAST family, and we are...

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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...

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Birds Receive Annual Exams at the Aquarium

April 18, 2014 | CMAST

The birds at the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (NCAPKS) recently received annual exams to evaluate their health status. The veterinary care for the Aquarium is routinely provided by Dr. Craig Harms and zoological...

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Bucking Conventional Wisdom, Researchers Find Black Sea Bass Tougher Than Expected

April 16, 2014 | CMAST

In a new study, fisheries researchers from North Carolina State University found that black sea bass (Centropristis striata) can usually survive the physical trauma that results from being hauled up from deep water then released...

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Former CMAST Undergraduate Summer Scholar Accepted into NASA Program

April 10, 2014 | CMAST

It’s not every day an English-major-turned-food-scientist gets a chance to work with experts at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), but that’s the future for Ryan Dowdy, a 2013 CMAST undergraduate summer scholar. Ryan,...

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Leatherback Sea Turtle Stranded in Atlantic Beach

March 11, 2014 | CMAST

On Saturday, March 8, a large sea turtle was reported stranded in Atlantic Beach, NC. Veterinarians and staff from NCSU-CMAST responded to find an adult female leatherback turtle in shallow surf just off the New...

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SciRen 2014 Workshop

March 7, 2014 | CMAST

The SciREN 2014 Workshop, sponsored by graduate students from Duke Marine Lab, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, and the Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, was an evening for K-12 teachers and local marine scientists to...

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CMAST 2014 Outlook

March 5, 2014 | CMAST

Mission Discovering innovative solutions to questions and problems in marine systems is the principal mission of the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST). CMAST provides effective communication of these discoveries by promoting multidisciplinary studies...

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CMAST’S Craig Harms Receives Widespread Recognition for Whale Euthanasia Study

February 21, 2014 | CMAST

“It’s not what I thought I’d be doing back when I went to veterinary school at Iowa State, and it is not a pleasant task, but relief of animal suffering, collaborating with colleagues who have...

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