How do you weigh a living whale? The obvious answer is that scientists can't really use a scale. But scientists have something new in their arsenal -- and it's something that can be used above the sea... SeaLifeBase blog
Dr. Benjamin Vallejo Jr. (Associate Professor at UP Diliman and Q-quatics BOT Secretary) and Ms. Jeniffer Conejar-Espedido (Research Officer at Q-quatics), together with Ms. Leanna Manubag (Manila Ocean Park / DENR-Biodiversity Management Bureau), authors of "The ecology of an incipient marine biological invasion: The Charru mussel Mytella charruana d'Orbignyi, 1846 (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) in Manila Bay, Luzon, Philippines" (Philippine Journal of Science 146 (4): 483-492, 2017) are the recipients of this year's (2019) National Academy of Science and Technology's OUTSTANDING SCIENTIFIC PAPER AWARD
Check-out their paper here.
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