Robert Murphy

Robert Murphy


Published on Aug 19, 2016

One year later...

Hi everyone, It’s been a full year since we tagged Striped Bass with the acoustic tags you helped fund.  Since the acoustic tags have a battery life of roughly two years, we are still getting dete...

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Published on Aug 16, 2015

Tagging Completed!

Hey everyone,It's been a long road, but this past week I finished tagging fish! All 12 tags are implanted into striped bass and hopefully providing us with some interesting and important informatio...

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Published on Jul 15, 2015

Receivers deployed, ready to tag fish!

Hi Everyone,It's hard to believe, but this summer is in full swing and my project is starting to ramp up! I've spent the last two months prepping for our big field-day and last week we finally depl...

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Published on Mar 30, 2015

Project Funded!

Thank you everyone for your extreme generosity and support! At the start of this crowd-funding campaign $10,000 seemed like an unreachable target. But 35 days, 5940 page-views, 3 newspaper articles...

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Published on Mar 15, 2015

Video Update #2

10 days left and $3,000 to go! I am so thankful to everyone that has donated and helped spread the word. Please check out this short video which answers a couple more questions asked by project bac...

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Published on Mar 11, 2015

14 days to go!

Hi everyone, I just wanted to give you all a quick update on the progress of my project - Striped bass diet, health, and movement patterns: Using science to inform management. We are currently thre...

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Published on Feb 23, 2015

Video Update #1

Here is my first video update just a few days into the campaign. As you will see, I am answering questions asked by viewers of this project. So please post a comment below if you have a question yo...

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Published on Feb 18, 2015

Crowd funding to help inform fisheries managment

Check out this new article about my project from Northeastern University!

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Published on Feb 12, 2015

Donation Incentives

Any donation amount is greatly appreciated and will go a long way towards the success of this project! Also, everyone who contributes will receive regular updates about the project as it progresses...

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Published on Feb 04, 2015

Timeline of Project

2015:May-June: Collect fish and complete a surgery study to make sure we can safely and efficiently tag fish. (By keeping fish in large pools at our lab facility, we will be able to perfect our te...

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Published on Feb 03, 2015

Nature photography samples

Remember, if you donate over $100 you will be able to select and receive a print of one of my own photographs from Here a just a few examples of what you could choose from;

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Published on Feb 03, 2015

All about acoustic telemetry

A major part of this project will be utilizing a technique known in the scientific community as acoustic telemetry. Put simply, we will be catching striped bass and cutting a small incision in the ...

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