A Recipe For Fish [Science Tattoos]

By Carl Zimmer | October 16, 2009 11:34 pm

tattoofish220Joshua, a conservation biologist, writes, ” This was a tattoo I got of one of the species that I did my Ph.D. on. The fish is Halichoeres hortulanus and the DNA sequence is the primer for one of the genes I used to study the fish (the mitochondrial control region).”

Click here to go to the full Science Tattoo Emporium.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Science Tattoo Emporium

Comments (5)

  1. The Sine

    Are those fish copulating?

  2. Christina Viering
  3. andrew

    Anybody look at Josh’s CV?…..holy crap!

  4. Creative but looks ugly.


Discover's Newsletter

Sign up to get the latest science news delivered weekly right to your inbox!

The Loom

A blog about life, past and future. Written by DISCOVER contributing editor and columnist Carl Zimmer.

About Carl Zimmer

Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.


See More

Collapse bottom bar

Login to your Account

E-mail address:
Remember me
Forgot your password?
No problem. Click here to have it e-mailed to you.

Not Registered Yet?

Register now for FREE. Registration only takes a few minutes to complete. Register now »