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Reimagining Ecology, 1939
Edward Ricketts built his laboratory just onshore from the swirling tidepools of Monterey Bay, California, an ideal backdrop against which he developed a new system for studying the ecology of any given habitat.
Reimagining Ecology, 1939
Reimagining Ecology, 1939

Edward Ricketts built his laboratory just onshore from the swirling tidepools of Monterey Bay, California, an ideal backdrop against which he developed a new system for studying the ecology of any given habitat.

Edward Ricketts built his laboratory just onshore from the swirling tidepools of Monterey Bay, California, an ideal backdrop against which he developed a new system for studying the ecology of any given habitat.

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Strong Tides May Have Driven Ancient Fish to Dry Land
Jim Daley | Feb 15, 2018
A closer moon and ideal coastal conditions for tide pool formation may have started the evolutionary transition of tetrapods.