Category Archives: Sturgeon Taxonomy

In the steps of giants

Here we are, in Paris, for a much too short visit to this great city (though I think both of us are quite anxious to get home!).  We arrived from Bucharest on Sunday afternoon. After unloading a few of our … Continue reading

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Oct 23: Time Travel

We just completed our first leg of our trip—on Friday we finished up at the Zoological Institute in St. Petersburg, Russia. Working generally 10:30 am to 8:00 pm every day in a 60-square foot X-ray room/darkroom/visitor lab, Casey and I … Continue reading

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Oct 19: Why Sturgeons?

After a long series of flights, including a trans-Atlantic ride to Paris on the new Airbus A380, we arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia on Sunday evening. The Airbus A380 is known as the “Big One.” It is definitely big, and … Continue reading

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Oct 5: Museum Sturgeon Blogs

VIMS researchers Eric Hilton and Casey Dillman will leave VIMS on October 15 for a 3-and-a-half-week expedition to visit sturgeon collaborators and collections at the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg; the Moscow University Collection in Moscow; the Danube Delta National Institute in Tulcea, … Continue reading

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