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hands holding a pompano fish
December 19, 2022
This workshop will showcase findings from three years of Florida Sea Grant-funded research focused on overcoming the hurdles to commercialization of Florida pompano aquaculture in U.S.
Florida Pompano, Larvae, Microscope, Aquaculture, Juvenile Fish
December 05, 2022
FAU Harbor Branch researchers are the first to conduct a low salinity study on Florida pompano to determine the optimal salinity required to culture juvenile fish from hatch to weaning under on-farm conditions.
FAU, Florida Atlantic University, University, Entrance
November 28, 2022
Four FAU researchers representing engineering, medicine, science and Harbor Branch will be inducted into the FAU Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors®.
Florida, Indian River Lagoon, Bull Shark, Environment, Pollution, Harmful Algal Blooms, Toxins
November 17, 2022
FAU Harbor Branch researchers are the first to measure multiple baseline concentrations of phycotoxins from harmful algal blooms in bull sharks from Florida's Indian River Lagoon.
Research, Equipment, Electron Microscopy, Grant, Department of Defense, Nanoscale Structures, Imaging, High Resolution
November 01, 2022
Researchers have received a $599,503 grant from the United States Department of Defense for a powerful high resolution imaging technique that can reveal nanoscale structures.
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Conservation, Genetics, Marine Science, Endangered Species, Collaboration, Laboratory Infrastructure
October 12, 2022
FAU Harbor Branch and Thermo Fisher Scientific have entered into a unique agreement to advance marine science and endangered species research worldwide from the tropics to the Arctic.
Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Experts, Faculty, Climate Change, Storm Surge, Sea Level Rise, Septic Systems, Evacuation, Hospitality, Hotels, Economy, Insurance, Real Estate
September 30, 2022
Several Florida Atlantic University faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding Hurricane Ian.
Harmful Algal Blooms, HABs, Health, Study, Toxins, Exposure, Florida Department of Health, Participants, Water, Air, Environment, Blooms, Data
September 20, 2022
Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute are seeking participants for a study evaluating potential impacts of exposure to harmful algal blooms.
Septic Systems, Human Waste, Southwest Florida, Cape Coral, Lee County, Water Quality, Pollution, Nutrients, Bacteria, Fecal Bacteria, Blue-green Algae, Red Tide, Sargassum, Harmful Algal Blooms, Nutrient Loading, Groundwater, Surface Water
August 09, 2022
Multiple lines of evidence from a multi-year microbial source tracking study by FAU Harbor Branch researchers points to septic systems as a contributing source for water quality decline in southwest Florida.
Valery Forbes, Ph.D.
August 04, 2022
Florida Atlantic University has announced Valery Forbes, Ph.D., as its new dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, effective Aug. 10.