A first-of-its-kind study has identified the connection between microplastics, marine aggregates and marine animals, which has important implications for the fate of plastic particles in marine environments.
A groundbreaking study from FAU's Harbor Branch reveals how dolphins, whales and other cetaceans compete for survival in an evolutionary "arms race" with changing pathogenic threats like Red Tide.
James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher and a leading oceanographer, has been named executive director of FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.
A study is the first to confirm the movement patterns and seasonal migrations of baby white sharks in the north Atlantic Ocean. Results provide novel insights into this vulnerable early stage of life.
Scientists from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have identified several strains of actinobacteria derived from sea sponges that have potent antifungal, anti-MRSA and antibacterial activities.
The late Edwin A. Link, a driving force behind bringing FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to Fort Pierce, is being inducted into the 2018 class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
In a groundbreaking genetic kinship study, an international team is the first to reveal that just like human societies, beluga whales appear to value culture and their ancestral roots as well as family ties.
Toxic green algal blooms wreaked havoc on Florida's St. Lucie Estuary in 2016. A new study contradicts the widespread misconception that periodic discharges from Lake Okeechobee were responsible.
Randy Blakely, Ph.D. and Amy Wright, Ph.D. have been named NAI Fellows.
There are less than 25,000 breeding pairs of African Penguins in existence today. A first-of-its-kind study on prognostic health indicators in this seabird provides invaluable information to help preserve them.