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FishSounds: a Website for the Compilation and Dissemination of Fish Sound Production Information and Recordings

Written by Audrey Looby, Ph.D. student in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Fish are one of the largest groups of sound-producing vertebrates and have the greatest diversity of sonic organs. Fish have been shown to produce active (i.e., intentional)… Read More

NCBS Intern Report: Assessing the Functional Equivalency of Mangrove Restoration in SW Florida

Written by 2021 Summer Intern, Meredith Anderson This summer, I had the opportunity to intern with UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station. Hosted by the United States Geological Survey Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, I worked on Dr. Demopoulos’… Read More

Derelict Crab Trap Cleanups Continue in 2022

by Jamie Hammond and Savanna Barry On Wednesday, January 5th, 2022, partners worked together to remove 52 derelict blue crab traps from the Steinhatchee estuary. They removed a total of 1,120 pounds of debris, continuing a years-long effort… Read More

NCBS Intern Report: Big Bend Aquatic Seagrass Preserve – Coastal Monitoring

 Written by 2021 Summer Intern, Lisa DeFillips Truly grateful  This summer I had the incredible opportunity to work with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection in Crystal River. I owe a tremendous thank you to Tim Jones, Trisha… Read More

NCBS Intern Report: Sea-Level Rise Driven Loss of Cabbage Palms in Coastal Forests

Written by 2021 Summer Intern, Kassidy King My name is Kassidy King, I am a Spring 2021 wildlife ecology and conservation graduate and I worked with Dr. Adams and Stephanie Verhulst on the sea-level rise driven loss of… Read More

NCBS Intern Report: Evaluating JR-CSA Artificial Oyster Substrate to Improve Water Quality

Written by 2021 UF/IFAS NCBS Summer Intern, Grace Hejmanowski Introduction This summer I had the opportunity to work with artificial oyster reefs and water quality in Cedar Key while interning for Dr. Mark Clark at NCBS. I also had… Read More

NCBS Intern Report: Exploring beneficial bacteria associated with lucinid clams and seagrass roots

Written by 2021 UF/IFAS NCBS Summer Intern, Emilee Stump My name is Emilee Stump and this summer I interned in the Meyer Microbial Ecology Lab. Over the course of this internship, I researched the bacterial symbionts associated with marine… Read More

Cedar Key Coastal Cleanup 2021

Coastal cleanup by the numbers This year, the International Coastal Cleanup was a back in full swing and was a success! At least 140 volunteers braved the rain to remove nearly 2,500 pounds of trash from local shorelines…. Read More

Maximizing Fish Habitat Through Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration

Written by Audrey Looby, Ph.D. student, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Over the past three years, I have been spent days trying and at times failing to catch fish on a lake or watching videos of baby Florida bass… Read More