A marine biology field trip was part of every zoology degree in the 1960s. For those of us in second year at Sheffield in 1964 we were not to enjoy the delights of the Robin Hood’s Bay Marine Laboratory—the usual venue—and the temperatures of the North Sea in March. Instead we were going Yugoslavia and the Marine Station at Rovinj on the Istrian coast. The Adriatic seemed much more appealing than the North Sea.
|Rovinj Marine Biological Station. March 1964
|Bios, the laboratory's boat. March 1964
|Rovinj with Hotel Jadran (centre). Photographs were Agfacolor
slides now notorious for deteriorating with time
|One of the lizards, Algyroides nigropunctatus; a male
PART TWO was added on 11 August 2020. It can be found HERE.