Faculty Experts

Randall Hughes

Randall Hughes

Assistant Professor of Marine and Environmental Science

Expertise
Marine ecology
Contact

rhughes@neu.edu
781.581.7370 ext. 314

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The noisy world of mud crabs

North­eastern researchers are the first to show that marine crabs are capable of hearing and that their audi­tory ability plays an impor­tant role in their response to fish predators.

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Members of Congress visit Marine Science Center

U.S. Reps. John Tierney and Katherine Clark, as well as staff mem­bers from U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Eliz­a­beth Warren’s offices, vis­ited Northeastern’s unique urban coastal research facility in Nahant on Wednesday to learn more about the inter­dis­ci­pli­nary work taking place there.

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Stuck in the middle with oysters and crabs

New research from marine sci­en­tists at North­eastern 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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Snails have a thing for sexy stems

Assis­tant pro­fessor Ran­dall Hughes exam­ines the envi­ron­mental impli­ca­tions of peri­winkle snails’ pref­er­ence for climbing sex­u­ally repro­duc­tive marsh grasses as opposed to veg­e­ta­tive ones.

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