NOAA Teacher at Sea Ruth Meadows

A teacher from Opelika Middle School in Alabama becomes part of a scientific team that may have discovered a new species! Learn more about her adventure and the NOAA sponsored “Teacher at Sea” program. In this photo, NOAA Teacher at Sea, Ruth Meadows, holds up a strange sea creature called a Chimaera. The Chimaera’s closest living relatives are sharks.

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