Mike Heithaus

Mike Heithaus

Office: ECS 450 (MMC),
Phone: (305) 348-2864
Lab: MSB 334 (BBC)


Marine Community Ecology and Behavioral Webpage



  • Ph.D., Simon Fraser University. Biology. 1997-2001
  • BA, Oberlin College. Biology. 1991-1995

Research Interests

We study the role of behavior in driving the dynamics of marine communities and the ecological role of large predators. We are especially interested in how prey trade-off predation risk with foraging opportunities and how these trade-offs shape communities.