Another day, another species

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Today we sampled Jesse, the Olympia oyster selected for genome sequencing. Not as big of a specimen as yesterday, but made up for it with video. The oyster was collected in Fidalgo Bay, weighing in at 58.99 grams and 70 mm long. The adductor muscle was selected for genome sequencing, thus quickly rinsed in 10%… Read more »

Big day, big clam

Posted by & filed under Panopea generosa.

Today we sampled the geoduck (Panopea generosa) for genome sequencing. Here is how things went down. It was an early morning for the clam, peaking out to see a glorious sunrise on the porch. From there it was off to the lab. After cleaning the surfaces, Brent sampled tissue. We started out started out targetting… Read more »