Upcoming Events

5th Annual Everglades CISMA Non-Native Fish Round Up

05/17/2014 07:00 AM

The Everglades CISMA is hosting the Everglades Non-native Fish Round Up to raise public awareness about the potential negative impacts of releasing non-native fish into Florida waters, and to encourage anglers to target these nonnative species for consumption. The Round Up will also gather data into non-native fish distribution and abundance that can assist in their management.

Latest News

Marine scientists find world’s oldest lobster

02/25/2014

Scientists have long believed that lobster-like crustaceans first appeared on plant Earth about 360 million years ago. But FIU marine scientist Heather Bracken-Grissom contends the ancestor of our favorite mealtime decapod actually may have started roaming the planet at least 12 million years earlier.

Animal-borne video cameras reveal secret lives of sea turtles

02/18/2014

There is no shortage of tomfoolery in the daily lives of sea turtles. Challenging a feisty crab. Chance encounters with stingrays. Playdates with their closest friends. And fighting siblings to keep them out of their personal spaces. FIU researchers Mike Heithaus and Jordan Thomson are offering an inside peek into the daily lives of sea and loggerhead turtles in Shark Bay, Australia.

New Organization Brings Together Top Researchers to Sequence the Genomes of Invertebrates

12/13/2013

Three FIU faculty part of new cooperative consortium to sequence the genomes of invertebrates.

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Biscayne Bay Campus
Marine Sciences Building
3000 NE 151 St
North Miami, FL 33181
Joel C. Trexler, Director