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Morris Prize for 2016 Awarded

Fellows of the G.W. Blunt White Library at Mystic Seaport made the award of $1,000 to Robert France, Ph.D., Dalhousie University for his article "Historicity of Sea Turtles Misidentified as Sea Monsters: A Case for the Early Entanglement of Marine Chelonians in Pre-plastic Fishing Nets and Maritime Debris," which appeared in Volume 6, Number 2.