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Catch of the day: bounty of research at Jackson's Beach

Terry Dial hold in the palm of his hand one of several striped perch that he and fellow classmates at the U of W Friday Harbor Labs netted Wednesday, July 11, at San Juan Island
Terry Dial hold in the palm of his hand one of several striped perch that he and fellow classmates at the U of W Friday Harbor Labs netted Wednesday, July 11, at San Juan Island's Jackson's Beach
— image credit: Scott Rasmussen

Pen Point gunnels, striped perch and sculpins were among the many marine creatures collected by a team of University of Washington graduates students Wednesday, July 11, at Jackson's Beach.

Study of bounty netted during Wednesday's field work will be part of the curriculum of a graduate course, entitled "Functional Morphology and Ecology of Marine Fish", at Friday Harbor Labs.

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