If you think you are about to become the victim of an attack, police say one way to potentially protect yourself is to hide. In the lobster world, the same goes. Lobsters hide from their predators.
Forty years after the world became captivated with “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau”, his grandson, Fabien, is attempting to do the same, and some NU researchers are along for this thrilling ride under the sea.
Together with faculty members from three of the University’s Colleges, Professor Brian Helmuth is working to communicate about climate change through his own work and that of the Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative.
Associate Professor Matt Bracken recently published findings of a six-year study in the journal Ecology. Bracken and colleagues measured the effect that seaweed diversity has on invertebrates large and small in the rocky intertidal zones of northern California.
Professors Geoff Trussell and Brian Helmuth, both key players in Northeastern’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, took part in the SustaiNUbility event showcasing the University’s research and practice across numerous realms.
The Marine Science Center recently, and unexpectedly, became home to one of the rarest lobsters in the world. What makes a calico calico? College of Science blogger, Angela Herring, tries to find that answer.
Many researchers at the Marine Science Center study how predator-prey interactions shape coastal ecosystems, and “ecosystem engineer” species play a critical role.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Steven Scyphers, works with the Grabowski Lab at the Marine Science Center and investigates the human side of fisheries management.
During Nadia Aamoum’s six-month international co-op in the island nation of Seychelles, north of Madagascar, the ocean was her workplace.
Most species are content with just one form of reproduction, but not for the coral p. damicornis. These guys make babies sexually and asexually. Doctoral candidate David Combosch wants to know why.