MSC Postdoc Steven Scyphers investigates the ecological value of submerged breakwaters as an alternative to habitat degrading seawalls constructed to prevent erosion of coastal property.
The MSC’s Bill Detrich investigates the impacts of global warming on icefish to determine whether they have the capacity to survive in warmer seas.
Associate Professor Justin Ries has been awarded a 10-month fellowship-in-residence to research the impacts of ocean acidification on marine shell-builders.
Northeastern student, Alfred Kyrollos, joined divers with the New England Aquarium on their biannual fish collecting expedition to the Bahamas in October.
Studying the “ecology of fear” highlights how hunger level may change prey response to predation risk, with cascading effects on energy flow up food chains.
MSC faculty research highlights how a local seaweed species may be used to absorb toxins such as PCBs from marine sediments.
OGL Director, Dan Distel, has discovered a novel digestive strategy in a wood-boring clam that may be a game-changer for the production of clean biofuels.
Steven Scyphers, a postdoctoral researcher at the MSC, has won the Best Paper of the Year award for 2013 from American Fisheries Society.
Professor Bill Detrich is part of an international team that has completed the first genetic sequencing of a uniquely adapted group of Antarctic fishes.
Associate Professor Justin Ries has published groundbreaking research suggesting that some corals actually benefit from moderate ocean acidification.