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News and Research
Meet the newest members of the bryozoan world, discovered by SERC research associate João Canning-Clode and his colleagues in the Madeira Islands.
(Photo: Patricio Ramalhosa)
In shallow waters around the world, there are dead zones that appear only at night. Oysters trapped in these regions are far more vulnerable to the deadly Dermo disease, a new study found.
For years many doubted whether Native Americans and colonists in the Chesapeake ate blue crabs, because so few appeared in archaeological sites. It turns out they did, and they caught more large ones than today.
Education and Events
Full Calendar of Events
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"Ecological Control of Marine Biodiversity: A Fouling Panel Perspective. Part 1: Local vs. Regional Control"
--Thursday, April 09, 3:00PM– 4:00PM
"Speaker: Nate Lemoine"
--Thursday, April 16, 3:00PM– 3:00PM
"Speaker: Colleen Burg"
--Tuesday, April 21, 7:00PM– 8:00PM
"SERC's Mathias Lab: A LEED-Platinum "collaboratory" for the next 50 years"
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