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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Holding a giant isopod, Robert Carney, a long-time LSU researcher is donating most of his years worth of ocean specimen collection to the Smithsonian. Their folks were on hand Monday morning packing up what he's got.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- A bucket full of giant isopods. Robert Carney, a long-time LSU researcher is donating most of his years worth of ocean specimen collection to the Smithsonian. Their folks were on hand Monday morning packing up what he's got.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- A tube worm that was laying eggs in a scallop, which then proceeded to eat the eggs. Robert Carney, a long-time LSU researcher is donating most of his years worth of ocean specimen collection to the Smithsonian. Their folks were on hand Monday morning packing up what heÕs got.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- A jar of ice worms. Robert Carney, a long-time LSU researcher is donating most of his years worth of ocean specimen collection to the Smithsonian. Their folks were on hand Monday morning packing up what he's got.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Robert Carney, a long-time LSU researcher talks about donating most of his years worth of ocean specimen collection to the Smithsonian. Their folks were on hand Monday morning packing up what he's got.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Robert Carney, a long-time LSU researcher is donating most/all of his years worth of ocean specimen collection to the Smithsonian. Their folks were on hand Monday morning packing up what heÕs got.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Robert Carney, a long-time LSU researcher is donating most/all of his years worth of ocean specimen collection to the Smithsonian. Their folks were on hand Monday morning packing up what heÕs got.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Robert Carney, a long-time LSU researcher is donating most/all of his years worth of ocean specimen collection to the Smithsonian. Their folks, from left, Matt Snyder, Michael O'Mahoney and Courtney Wickel, were on hand Monday morning packing up what heÕs got.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Robert Carney, a long-time LSU researcher is donating most/all of his years worth of ocean specimen collection to the Smithsonian. Their folks, from left, Matt Snyder and Michael O'Mahoney, were on hand Monday morning packing up what heÕs got.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Robert Carney, a long-time LSU researcher is donating most of his years worth of ocean specimen collection to the Smithsonian. Their folks, from left, Michael O'Mahoney and Matt Snyder, were on hand Monday morning packing up what he's got.