La Jolla Fisheries Lab Soon Near Completion

Signon San Diego2011-11-17:                      A $56 million fisheries laboratory in La Jolla is 70 percent complete and due for move-in by late February, according to the National Marine Fisheries Service which will use the building as its local headquarters. The 125,000-square-foot Southwest Fisheries Science Center will be home to about 275 support staff and scientists who study many facets of the world’s oceans, from endangered species to the ecosystem of Antarctica. It also will hold large collections, such as plankton from the California Current, and tissue samples from marine mammals and turtles. Other features include pollution-free rooms for…                     more »


~ by narhvalur on November 18, 2011.

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