At sea Mid-Atlantic, 5 degrees North

Oct 16, 2017 - National Geographic Orion


As National Geographic Orion continued to ply her way south, flying fish strafed the white-capped sea and the sun baked hot over-head. 

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Conor Ryan

Naturalist

Conor Ryan is a congenital ecologist. His career began in the late 1980s, when he developed a keen interest in intertidal ecology, undertaking almost daily field trips to the seashore across from his home in Cobh, Ireland. Though he logged significant hours searching beneath barnacle-studded rocks for eels, his publication record on this seminal research was sorely lacking because he was five years old. As he grew, so too did the size of the marine creatures that he was preoccupied with. 

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