Listen in as the MBL’s resident striped bass are tagged for tracking by MBL veterinarian Lisa Abbo and project leader Steve Zottoli, Whitman Scientist from Williams College. Zottoli’s “Striped Bass Magic” research and educational project is expanding due to a generous grant from the Edwin Barbey Charitable Trust.

How much anesthesia does it take to put a fish under before surgery?

It’s not a question most veterinarians have to answer, but it’s what Lisa Abbo was trying to figure out at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole as she looked down at a striped bass on a steel operating table. Read more and listen to radio segment …

Source: The secret lives of striped bass: scientists study a unique population of the ‘golden retrievers’ of the sea | CAI