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The noisy world of mud crabs

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If fish are vocal crea­tures, can their prey hear them? Assistant Professor Randall Hughes is one of a number of researchers studying how fear drives predator-​​prey interactions.

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Members of Congress visit Marine Science Center

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U.S. Reps. Katherine Clark and John Tierney recently got up close and personal with one of the blue lobsters during a tour of the Marine Science Center, where they stopped by to learn about the Center’s growth and work.

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Stuck in the middle with oysters and crabs

Oysters and “The Brady Bunch”? Assistant Professor David Kimbro and colleagues have us covered

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The oyster doctors hit the silver screen

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A documentary film about he work of Assistant Professors Randall Hughes and David Kimbro has been released by a public broadcasting station in Florida.

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How Intraspecifc Diversity Affects Marsh Plant Performance

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Height matters, among other things, according to Assistant Professor Randall Hughes, whose work recently appeared in the Journal of Ecology.

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Where Go the Oysters Go the Parasites

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Ever wonder how a parasite finds its host in the ocean or why some hosts have more parasites than others? According to a recent study, it may be simpler than you think.

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