FAU Harbor Branch News


Aquaculture America

HARBOR BRANCH RESEARCHERS HOST MARINE FISH SPECIAL SESSION AT AQUACULTURE AMERICA

By Lynda F. Rysavy  | March 18, 2019

Harbor Branch aquaculture researchers joined experts from around the country to present the "Status of Marine Finfish Species for US Aquaculture," during Aquaculture America 2019.

Bonefish

Harbor Branch Scientists Published in Scientific Fishes Journal

By Lynda F. Rysavy  | February 28, 2019

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute scientists are well represented in the latest journal Environmental Biology of Fishes. Of the 23 scientific articles published in the "Special Issue on Fishes on the Flats," Harbor Branch researchers and...

Microbiologist Hines

MICROBIOLOGIST GETS CREATIVE USING INSTAGRAM

By Gisele Galoustian  | February 27, 2019

Hunter Hines is using Instagram at a global scale to engage audiences in scientific exchange. He has come up with the right formula for success and is encouraging other scientists to follow suit.

Honors

Viera High School Wins Regional Manatee Bowl at FAU Harbor Branch for the third year in row

By Lynda F. Rysavy | February 25, 2019

For the third year in a row, students from Viera High School won the Manatee Bowl, a regional ocean science academic competition that is part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB®)... 

Dolphins

RADIO-TRACKING DOLPHINS REVEALS DETAILS ABOUT THEIR BEHAVIOR

By Gisele Galoustian | February 21, 2019

The most extensive radio-tracking effort of Indian River Lagoon bottlenose dolphins, reveals new information about how they use their habitats, spend their time, and interact with their own species.

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Goliath Groupers May Be Key To Undersea National Security

By  Gisele Galoustian | February 20, 2019

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, one of the university’s four research pillars, have been awarded up to $5 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as part of the Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS)...

Faculty

Harbor Branch Accepts Edwin A. Link Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Commemorative Plaque

By Lynda F. Rysavy | February 19, 2019

Dr. Andrew M. Clark, Trustee, Link Foundation and current chair of the Link Foundation’s Fellowship Program in Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation, presented Jim Sullivan, Ph.D., executive director of FAU's Harbor Branch with a replica of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame’s (FIHF) brass plaque commemorating the late Edwin A. Link....

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Tracking Apex Predators in the Gulf of Mexico

By  Lynda F. Rvsavy  | February 18, 2019

Harbor Branch researchers and collaborators used electronic tagging data from eight species, including billfishes, tunas and sharks to track when and for how long the highly mobile marine predators crossed international boundaries in the Gulf of...

Faculty

Harbor Branch & I-SENSE Faculty Fellow Receives NOAA

By Lynda F. Rysavy | February 7, 2019

Jordon Beckler, Ph.D., assistant professor in FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and I-SENSE Faculty Fellow was awarded a $257,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Exploration...

Ag Meeting

Harbor Branch Hosts Federal Affairs Director 

By  Lynda F. Rysavy | February 6, 2019

Harbor Branch recently hosted Scheril Murray Powell, Director of Federal Affairs at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Aquaculture & Stock Enhancement Research professor's Paul Wills, Ph.D. and Megan Davis, Ph.D...

Sailboat

FAU Harbor Branch Partners with 4Ocean, Navocean, and GCOOS to Monitor Algae in Lake Okeechobee with First Autonomous Sailboat

By Lynda F. Rysavy  | February 5, 2019

Scientists with Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute partnered with 4Ocean, Navocean and the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observation System (GCOOS), to learn more about HABs in Lake Okeechobee...