[Coral-List] Reminiscences about Australian reef science in the early days

Peter Sale sale at uwindsor.ca
Sun Nov 23 18:35:41 EST 2014

I have just posted some reminiscences about my early days doing coral reef 
research on Heron Island and talking about the wonders that a coral reef 
can offer to the scientist who takes the time to look, listen and 
question.  I've used Ross Robertson's pioneering discoveries concerning 
the social lives of the cleaner wrasse, Labroides dimidiatus.  It's 
amazing what you can learn on a coral reef with a slate, a pencil, a pair 
of eyes, and a brain.  Today, too few of us spend enough time in the field 
to actually discover what it is we are doing research on.  The post is at 

Peter Sale
University Professor Emeritus
University of Windsor

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