Hotel Riu Papayas

Avenida Gran Canaria, 22, Grand Canary, Canary Islands, 35100, Spain and Canary Islands | 4 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

... to an RV parking lot at a beach with a bus stop next to it. So we decided to stay at this beach for short while, and catch the next bus. We wanted to go to Maspalomas to see the sand dunes and have a swim there, but the bus went straight to Las Palmas. We hopped on and headed home. Next time we will rent a car for the weekend and do the sand dunes and more beach camping. ...

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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... was a highlight of the day, looking for the cache in the middle of many tourists at the spot. Once located, we wrote our names and headed back down for the bus. The day ended early because I had to wake up at 6:30am to get a bus to Puerto Rico to go fishing. That night I had a Mojito of Canaria, a very sweet mojito based on banana and banana liquor. ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Avenida Gran Canaria, 22, Grand Canary, is near Palmitos Park, Playa de Maspalomas, Yumbo Centre, and Playa de San Agustin.
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