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Monday Morning Salvage: January 16, 2017

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)

  • Some SFS deep history: I got my start in marine science working in a seahorse lab. Seahorses are among my favorite animals.

Jetsam (what we’re enjoying from around the web)

Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)

Driftwood (what we’re reading on dead trees)

Derelicts (favorites from the deep archive)

Last January, we did an exercise in science fiction, publishing stories about the ocean future from 2041. Looking back, here are a few of my favorites that seem particularly relevant today:

Feel free to share your own Flotsam, Jetsam, Lagan, Driftwood, and Derelicts in the comments below. And, of as always, if you enjoy Southern Fried Science, consider contributing to my Patreon campaign to help us keep the servers humming.


Marine science and conservation. Deep-sea ecology. Population genetics. Underwater robots. Open-source instrumentation. The deep sea is Earth's last great wilderness.


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