NEWS ARCHIVE


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.

Novel Study First to Tally Biomass from Oceanic Plastic Debris

By | October 13, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators have obtained a quantitative number for biomass from oceanic plastic debris using a novel visualization method that provides the first estimate of its kind.

Gulf of Mexico Mission: 'Ocean Blue Holes Are Not Created Equal'

By | September 23, 2020

A team of scientists from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators recently explored the depths of the "Green Banana" Blue Hole thanks to gutsy scuba divers and an innovative 500-pound autonomous benthic lander.

FAU Lands $11 Million Contract from U.S. Office of Naval Research

By | September 16, 2020

FAU's Harbor Branch has landed an $11,179,001 contract from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to develop a next-generation bathyphotometer sensor for natural oceanic bioluminescence assessments.

Scientists Catalogue Shark and Ray Distribution in Florida Lagoon

By | August 25, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch researchers conducted the first long-term, in-depth analysis of the elasmobranch community in the southern Indian River Lagoon, categorizing 630 individuals of 16 species.

FAU Awarded $2.2 Million to Monitor Algal Blooms in Lake Okeechobee

By | August 17, 2020

A scientist from FAU's Harbor Branch received a grant from Florida's Department of Environmental Protection to develop a sensing and visualization package to monitor harmful algal blooms in Lake Okeechobee.