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Unnamed section - p. 126 Summary and Analysis

Around noon on Easter Sunday, the ship sails out of the lagoon and to the next collecting stop south of Marcial Point. The tide does not go very low and it is difficult to collect much of interest. That night, they collect many invertebrates by placing a light near the surface of the water and catching what the light attracts. The next tide is not at a good time, so Steinbeck and Ricketts go ashore before dawn to do night collecting with flashlights. One large and beautiful lobster is found and taken. Steinbeck enumerates a wide variety of other species collected on this reef and how some species, like sea cucumbers, are much more active at night. There are also a great many invertebrates, which the crew calls "bugs". This morning the sea is very...

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