Specialty License Plate-supported Research

Granted through the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation, the proceeds of sales of these license plates support innovative and applied research involving animals, ecosystems and issues of importance to the people of Florida.   Watch a short video to learn more. 

 

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An Initiative to Design and Demonstrate a Prototype Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture System for Sustainable Land-Based Aquaculture

Paul Wills (with Dennis Hanisak, Susan Laramore, and Peter McCarthy)

Cost-effective and Non-intrusive Larval Fish Enumeration and Growth Monitoring Using Light Field Rendering Camera and Active Learning-Based Classifier

Bing Ouyang

Reproductive Patters of Cultured and Wild Sunray Venus Clams in Florida West Coast Waters

Susan Laramore

 

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The CetOMICs Initiative - Phase III

Greg O'Corry-Crowe/Heidi Pagán

Marine Mammal Health Investigations Using Molecular Diagnostics

Annie Page-Karjian/Adam Schaefer

Stranding Response, Care and Research of  Florida Whales

Steve Burton

 

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The CetOMICs Initiative - Phase III

Greg O’Corry-Crowe/Heidi Pagán

Epidemiology, Pathology and Population Health

Adam Schaefer/Annie Page-Karjian

Marine Mammal Health Investigations Using Molecular Diagnostics

Annie Page-Karjian/Adam Schaefer

Photo Identification of IRL Bottlenose Dolphins,  Dolphin Abundance Relative to Water Quality (LOBO) and Prey Distribution

Marilyn Mazzoil

Wild Dolphin Stranding Response, Care and Research

Steve Burton

Dolphins as Sentinels for Harmful Algal Bloom Toxins in the Indian River Lagoon: An Interdisciplinary Study

Jim Sullivan/Adam Schaefer

 

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Ventilation Rates of the Indian River Lagoon through its Inlets

Laurent Chérubin

Indian River Lagoon Observatory

Dennis Hanisak

Ecology and Biochemistry of Harmful Algal Blooms

Brian Lapointe

Analysis of Sediments in the IRL for Herbicides

Amy Wright

Microbial Source Tracking in the IRL,  The Pathogenic Vibrios in the IRL and their Potential Threat to Human Health

Peter McCarthy

Application of Underwater Laser Technology to Track Fish Eggs

Anni Vuorenkoski Dalgleish

Project CLOUD

Josh Voss