Southern Surveyor: Stories from on board Australia’s ocean research vessel – Professor Iain Suthers

By Sarah Schofield

29 October 2015

Usually salps are not much more than an irritant, providing little good science, but Iain Suthers, a biological oceanographer, is fascinated by these gelatinous zoo plankton, which range in size from the tip of a little finger to a show box.