Cool Critters in California Rocky Intertidal Habitats

Hello again Foldscope Community! Erika here with some more exciting discoveries from Foldscoping out in the rocky intertidal zone.  This time, our Marine Ecology class consisting of CSU Monterey Bay graduate students went out to explore the rocky intertidal zone at Point Pinos in Pacific Grove, California.  We saw many amazing critters in the rocky…

Amphipod (species?) Discovery in the Intertidal

Hello again Foldscope community!  I wanted to share with you all some awesome pictures I took of an amphipod, which a couple of us graduate students from CSU Monterey Bay found out at the intertidal zone at Carmel Point in Carmel, California.  The images below are (1) a shot of the intertidal zone at Carmel…

Algae Adventures at Carmel Point!

Hello Foldscope Community!  My name is Erika Senyk and I am a graduate student in the Applied Marine and Watershed Science Program at California State University Monterey Bay.  Our graduate-level Marine Ecology class was given the unique opportunity to test out some Foldscopes and see what we could find (Thank you Dr. Hata!!).  Over my…