The great fish rescue

Anna Belcher (BAS)

A successful evening: 5 Pelagras (NOC’s drifting sediment traps) recovered and one fish life saved! As the third Pelagra was being lifted onto the ship, something seemed a little strange…one of the collection funnels was still filled with water…hmmm…wait, what’s that? A fish tail! The team gathered around, and sure enough there was a fish! Wedged in the funnel with its nose poking out the bottom. Word spread like wild fire on the ship and soon Larry the fish had quite an audience. Now just to get him out…