David Kimbro

Stuck in the middle with oysters and crabs

David Kimbro

Research from North­eastern Uni­ver­sity ecol­o­gist David Kimbro, along with colleagues Jon Grabowski and Randall Hughes, shows that the behavior of middle preda­tors in marine food webs plays an impor­tant role in the wel­fare of the whole system—and that, like our behavior, middle predator behavior is pretty fickle.

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Researchers and Oystermen Fighting for Apalachicola Bay

David Kimbro

A guest post by David Kimbro, as featured in the blog In the Grass, On the Reef

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Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences

Why invader species may be taking dinner off your table

David Kimbro

The species that live on our coasts pro­vide ben­e­fits that most of us are unaware of.

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Invasive Species: Understanding the Threat Before It’s Too Late

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Catching rides on cargo ships and fishing boats, many invasive species are now covering our shorelines and compromising the existence of our native marine life. In a study published in Ecology Letters, Northeastern University Prof. David Kimbro and his team examine what factors allow some invasive species to survive in their new environments and others to fail.

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