Water, Harmful Algal Blooms, Exposure, HABs, Study, Human Health

FAU Seeks Participants for Study on Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms

FAU Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute researchers are currently seeking participants for a study evaluating potential impacts of exposure to harmful algal blooms. more

Grand Bahama, Queen Conch, Queen Conch Hatchery, Gift

FAU Receives $2.8 Million Gift for Queen Conch Farm in Grand Bahama

FAU's Harbor Branch has received a $2.8 million gift to establish a queen conch hatchery in Grand Bahama. The project is built on a network of collaborators to secure local support and collaboration. more

Whitespotted Eagle Ray, Marine Rays, Hard Clams, Clamming Industry, Anti-predator Materials

Does Current Shellfish Culture Gear Curb 'Crunching' Rays?

Marine rays like to "crunch" on clams, which can sometimes take a big bite out of clammers' profits. FAU Harbor Branch researchers assessed the efficacy of anti-predator materials on whitespotted eagle rays. more

FAU Harbor Branch, Field Trip, Indian River Lagoon, Boat, Pontoon, Discovery

FAU Lands U.S. EPA Grant for 'Hands-on' Indian River Lagoon Field Trip

FAU Harbor Branch has received a $399,963 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) South Florida Initiative Program to support a new Indian River Lagoon field trip program. more

Andia Chaves Fonnegra, NSF CAREER Award, Coral Reefs, Diving, Florida, Caribbean

FAU's Andia Chaves Fonnegra, Ph.D., Lands Coveted NSF CAREER Award

With a five-year, $974,100 NSF grant, Andia Chaves Fonnegra, Ph.D., will develop fundamental ecological research to understand the functional ecology and biodiversity patterns in sponge-dominated coral reefs. more

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