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Tag: NCBS Graduate Students

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

UF IFAS NCBS: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Update

Since the establishment of NCBS six years ago, scientific outreach, education, and extension have been among the primary priorities of the work of the station. The station has built up staff, volunteers, and facilities to communicate and educate… 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

Measuring the effects of seagrass species diversity in Crystal River, Florida

Written by Jamila Roth, Ph.D. student, UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment This summer, I spent many sunny hours on the small island of Sandy Hook in Crystal River, FL, where I was conducting a field experiment… Read More

Diving into sea urchin feeding behavior: which seagrass plant is the tastiest and why?

Written by Jamila Roth, a Ph.D. student in UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment   Sea urchins are marine invertebrates that look like spiny pin cushions. They live in coastal areas and eat large amounts of underwater plants,… Read More