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marine bio timeline
10 months ago
Aristotle writes descriptions of 500 species
hms beagle set sail on a 5 year voyage, darwin observes marine life and collects data
darwin publishes his work "on the origin of species by means of natural selection"
transatlantic telegraph line is retreived, covered with unknown species
the challenger returns with an extraordinary amount of information, such as 4700 new species described
victor hensen coined the term "plankton"
alexander agassiz began his first of several expeditions to investigate marine organisms
the first marine biology lab in the united states is founded
the marina biological lab at woods hole is founded
the woods hole oceanographic institution is constructed
marine ecology exists
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