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Drifter or Homebody? Study Reveals Where Whitespotted Eagle Rays Roam

By | February 23, 2021

Researchers from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators conducted the first multiyear study of large-scale movements of whitespotted eagle rays in U.S. waters using acoustic telemetry networks.

Crunch! 'Shell-crushing' Sounds Revealed in a Large Marine Predator

By | January 26, 2021

FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators are the first to quantify "shell-crushing" consumption noises in a large marine predator using the whitespotted eagle ray.

'Hail to the Queen' - Saving the Caribbean Queen Conch

By | January 7, 2021

The world's leading expert on queen conch aquaculture who is a scientist at FAU's Harbor Branch has published a comprehensive, step-by-step manual to culture and restore the revered Caribbean queen conch.

FAU Receives Grant to Study Health Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms

By | December 10, 2020

A Florida Department of Health grant will help FAU researchers to evaluate health effects of exposure to harmful algal blooms in Florida and possible increased susceptibility in those infected with COVID-19.

FAU Shatters Research Funding Record for First Quarter of Fiscal Year

By | December 8, 2020

FAU saw a whopping 92 percent increase in research funding in the first three months of fiscal year 2020-2021 compared to the same timeframe in 2019-2020.

Stunning Discovery Finds Bonefish Dive 'Deep' into the Abyss to Spawn

By | December 7, 2020

Using active acoustic telemetry and sonar data, FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators are the first to track a shallow water fish diving 450 feet deep to spawn and provide detailed documentation.

Endangered Juvenile Smalltooth Sawfish Found in St. Lucie River

By | November 19, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch and FWC scientists successfully caught, tagged and released a juvenile smalltooth sawfish in the Indian River Lagoon - a major step for sawfish research and recovery efforts in Florida.

It's Not Too Late to Cast Your Vote...For Best FAU Research Images

By | November 12, 2020

FAU is giving everyone the chance to cast their votes (again), but this time for the best images captured by its researchers in a contest that highlights work from across all of FAU's 10 colleges.

Study First to Show Relationship between a Bird's Gut and its Brain

By | November 4, 2020

FAU scientists studied songbirds' gut microbiome and have identified potentially critical bacteria affecting cognition and performance.

Scientists are First in the World to Spawn Bonefish in Captivity

By | October 20, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch and Bonefish & Tarpon Trust have reached a groundbreaking milestone in fish reproduction research by successfully inducing captive bonefish to spawn in aquaculture tanks.