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  • What’s Pink and Pinstriped and Digests Wood? This New Shipworm

    The New York Times - 02/14/2019

    The discovery, which was reported in the journal PeerJ on Thursday, occurred during a feverish episode of wading through mangroves and scuba diving in coastal waters looking for wood that contained shipworm burrows. The [Northeastern] team brought their finds to the parking lot of a beachgoers’ hotel, where, wearing headlamps and wielding axes, they extracted the worms and brought them up to their hotel-rooms-cum-biology labs.

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