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Mason McCord '19

Mason McCord '19
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Day 5

Instead of diving we spent the day snorkeling. First, we spent three hours searching for turtles to tag. After a long time of searching and coming up with nothing we decided to be towed by the boat holding on to ropes, this allowed us to cover a lot more area. Once we spotted a turtle we went in and...

Day 4

Once again we began our day with two project dives. Today's dives weren't as good most of the aera we searched was full coral, a lot destroyed, and few fish.  After lunch we had two hours to relax and get ready for our beach games. After our team lost the first few games we were in third place going...

Day 3

We began our day with our project dives. Sam, Caleb and I observed cleaning stations to determine how often parrot fish visit the stations compared to other fish species.  We predicted that they would visit the stations less often because a bubble of mucus it creates around its self at night, which prevents parasites from getting to them. After...

Day 1/2

Day one began with the entire group meeting at DFW Airport at 5:00 a.m and say our good buys to our parents. We preceded to go through security and board the plane around 7:00 a.m. After about four hours of watching movies on the plane we landed in Puerto Rico.  We had a six hour layover until we took...