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Thursday Afternoon Dredging: December 8th, 2016

Cuttings (short and sweet):

  • Rays chew. Who knew? From this paper by Kolmann and friends

    From Kolmann and friends 2016, "Always chew your food. Freshwater stingrays use mastication to process insect prey." Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

    From Kolmann and friends 2016, “Always chew your food. Freshwater stingrays use mastication to process insect prey.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

  • Follow Dr. Leanne Currey @LeanneMCurrey, a postdoc working on the Global FinPrint project, on twitter! Follow her for great videos of sharks and other marine life approaching baited underwater video stations around the world.
  • Our friends at the Fisheries Blog surveyed their readers about their peer review habits. Do these results match your experience?

Spoils (long reads and deep dives):

Feel free to share your own cuttings and spoils in the comments below!