Astoria Hotel

C/ Fernando Guanarteme, 54, Las Palmas, Grand Canary, Canary Islands, 35010, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
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Day 36, Survival Rate and Histology

A travel blog entry by juliocamperio on Aug 12, 2014

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... a histology test. We had to make an incision from under their gills down their stomachs up until their anus. They very carefully try and separate the skin right behind the gills from their organs and muscles. They were then placed in a jar with formaldehyde for preservation.
At the end of day I was asked by Antonio to feed the newly arrived cuttlefish, which are about .5 cm long. I uploaded some photos I was able to take.
After the day ...

Day 35, Let the Experiment Begin

A travel blog entry by juliocamperio on Aug 11, 2014

Usual day at work. Initial feeding, preparation of more feeding, proceeding feeding, siphoning and counting of mortalities. Today Antoni has his initial experiment set up. He has 21 tanks to be used for his Nutrition and Bone Development of Seriola. We has to catch 125 juvenile Seriola from Mesocosmo 2, these little guys were about 1-2 mm long. Juvenile Seriola are very weak, and moving them from one tank to another will kill a ...

Day 34, Camping and Beach

A travel blog entry by juliocamperio on Aug 10, 2014

Woke up under the blistering heat of the sun, the tent kept warming up. We opened our tent and stuck our head out to catch some some that nice breeze. We took down the tent, packed all our things, and went for a list swim in this nice rocky bay. We then started walking down the road to hopefully stop a cab to take us to the next town, but some 20 meters into out walk ...

Day 33, Ocean Fishing and Camping

A travel blog entry by juliocamperio on Aug 09, 2014

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... Good news is that the skipper, Hafe, is a good friend of Antonio, the researcher I am working with. He gave me his number and told me to call him anytime i have a free Saturday and he will take me fishing, free of charge or not I am not sure; but has mentioned that I can help around, doing video with his GoPro and cleaning the boat and rods once the day is over.
I was then joined by my room mate with all my camping gear, ...

Day 32, Caldera de Bandama

A travel blog entry by juliocamperio on Aug 08, 2014

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Usual day at work. Being the jefe of the 8 Winning tanks, I gave an initial feeding to the tanks with bigger fish, prepared the food, gave another feeding, filled the automatic feeders, siphoned the tanks and counted moralities.
Once home I took a bus to Caldera de Bandama, a crater. Once there, I was not too happy with what there was to ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on C/ Fernando Guanarteme, 54, Las Palmas, is near Playa de Las Canteras, Kasbah, Parque de Santa Catalina, and Paseo Costa Canaria.
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