Essential Rhythm 9/21/21: Sand Lances- The quintessential forage fish

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley

This episode discusses sand lances, a small fish in the Gulf of Maine that is critical to marine food web. Issues of population variability and its impact on species like puffins are included.

About the host:
Sarah O’Malley is an ecologist, naturalist and science communicator passionate about deepening her listeners’ experiences with the natural world. She teaches biology and sustainability at Maine Maritime Academy and is currently collaborating on a guide book to the intertidal zone in the Gulf of Maine.