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A nesting Kemp's ridley sea turtle



Fernando Calderon '21



TAMUG evacuation 8/25/20



Miglietta diving



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Tom TinHan '20 and shark



Kemp's ridley sea turtle



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The study assessed 59 different species in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.



Debris Davlasheridze collected on campus' Shell Beach recently.



Blacktip shark



CDR VanVelzen '02 near Alcatraz Island



Dr. Tom Iliffe on a journey to the South Pacific in 1987






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Clare Shea '20 observes a dolphin in the care of TMMSN during her internship with the organization.






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Kemp's ridley sea turtle nesting



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TAMUG students practicing social distancing.









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Dr. Tim van Emmerik



A Pacific bluefin tuna



A member of the Gulf Center for Sea Turtle Research poses with a turtle



Finn in Antarctica on a recent expedition with Homeward Bound



A sea otter and her pup float in Alaska's Prince William Sound



Blue whale surfacing near Catalina Island in California



TAMUG faculty members pose on the island of Guadeloupe



A Turritopsis dohrnii in the fully-grown medusa lifecycle stage.



Texas A&M University at Galveston’s Sea Life Facility Manager and marine biology department lecturer Katie St. Clair smiles as she holds a large bowfin found in Big Cypress Creek. St. Clair traveled throughout Texas during the summer as part of the National Rivers and Stream Assessment (NRSA) project.



Graduate student Kate Campbell and Dr. Jessica Labonté of the Texas A&M University at Galveston Viral Ecology Laboratory proudly display their certificates of completion at the end of the SEA-PHAGES Discovery workshop, held in Baltimore June 23-28, where they were trained to teach the course.



Fernando Calderon-Gutierrez conducting a biological survey in an anchialine cave



Gulf Center for Turtle Research



Dr. Daniel Roelke



Dr. David Wells



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TAMUG Students Jesus Castro and Cidney Cardenas



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Dr. Labonté



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Texas A&M University at Galveston is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation. It is driving the development of the blue economy in the Gulf Coast Region and is a critical contributor to Texas A&M’s sea-grant portion of Texas A&M’s rare land-, sea-, space-grant mission with nearly $10 million in research expenditures.
 
Texas A&M-Galveston is also home to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, one of seven in the U.S. and the only academy integrated into a Tier 1 academic institution, which trains over 400 cadets annually for maritime service and employment around the world. Texas A&M-Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas on the Gulf Coast where is it surrounded by the industry, environment and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission. Aggies are known for their deep commitment to the success of each other and their strong desire to serve.

If you are interested in supporting this endeavor or research, please contact the Texas A&M University at Galveston Office of Development by email at GiveToSeaAggies@txamfoundation.com or by calling (409) 740-4481.