As many of you know, Rita and Peter found a surprising and unique use for the raptorial set of second jaws in moray eels. This set is used to grab and insert the prey to the mouth. Click here to hear Rita describing the research to NPR science correspondent, Joe Palca.
Welcome! This blog will detail the activities in Peter Wainwright’s lab at UC Davis. The Wainwright Lab works on a broad array of projects, ranging from functional morphology of fish feeding to large-scale questions in evolution and ecology.