Marine Biological Labratory

Discussion in 'Sources for Cephalopods and Food' started by skywindsurfer, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. skywindsurfer

    skywindsurfer Architeuthis Registered

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    I just found out today that the Marine Biological Laboratory is selling various species of cuttlefish and hoping to start selling Sepioteuthis Lessoniana.
     
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    neurobadger Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    I strongly doubt MBL is selling them to hobbyists.
     
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    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    They have said that them might sell to hobbyists, but that research and PA's have priority.
     
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    neurobadger Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    Hm. I was under the impression that whatever grant money they got prohibited them from selling to hobbyists.
     
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    From their website (Marine Biomedical Technologies, MBT) it appears this may be a reincarnation of the original resource center for cephalopods at Galveston, or somehow associated with it, which is most definitely not the MBL, the Marine Biological Laboratory, which is in Woods Hole, Mass (where I am right now). I do not believe that the collections department here can sell to hobbyists.
     
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    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Good catch Robin!
     
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    skywindsurfer Architeuthis Registered

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    So you're saying that its actually another facility in Galveston opening up with cephs?
     
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    Neogonodactylus Haliphron Atlanticus Staff Member Moderator

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    Looking on the we, it appears that the company is registered in NY but is indeed in Galvaston, TX and is owned by one of the previous NRCC employees
     
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    gjbarord Sepia elegans Staff Member Moderator

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    Hi Everyone,

    The actual facility is out on Long Island in New York. I am hoping to see it soon!!

    Greg
     
  13. skywindsurfer

    skywindsurfer Architeuthis Registered

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    Take plenty of videos and pictures to share please.
     

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