Center for Coastal Oceans Research

Deep sea shrimp glow, but it doesn’t produce a love connection

Deep sea shrimp glow, but it doesn’t produce a love connection

Deep sea shrimp glow, but strangely enough, that’s not part of their sex appeal. Lorian Schweikert thought that glowing patterns […]

Post doctoral researcher is a shark DNA detective

Post doctoral researcher is a shark DNA detective

Diego Cardeñosa first chased after a shark when he was 11 years old. He was on with a scuba diving […]

Up Close: Laura Garcia Barcia

Up Close: Laura Garcia Barcia

Deep Blue Sea may not be the most well-known horror film about sharks. But, it’s still pretty iconic. (Spoiler alert: […]

2020 Faculty Convocation Awards Ceremony

2020 Faculty Convocation Awards Ceremony

Each year, the Office of the Provost recognizes individuals with significant achievements in their scholarly pursuits during the annual Faculty […]

FIU@Home: Discover Aquanaut Chris Lopes

FIU@Home: Discover Aquanaut Chris Lopes

Home is the first learning laboratory. This is one in a series of articles that will offer opportunities to discover, […]

Corals have a secret weapon against a warming climate

Corals have a secret weapon against a warming climate

Rising ocean temperatures are killing coral reefs, but researchers discovered corals have a secret buried in their genes that just […]

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

Home is the first learning laboratory. This series brings opportunities to discover, explore and create to life-long learners everywhere. Through […]

Saving Biscayne Bay

Saving Biscayne Bay

The unprecedented fish kills and algal blooms recently seen in Biscayne Bay have brought up many questions to locals and […]

NOAA awards nearly $600,000 to mangrove resilience project

NOAA awards nearly $600,000 to mangrove resilience project

An FIU Institute of Environment researcher is trying to understand how mangrove coasts gain back their strength after being hit […]

Grandmother, retired professor counts sharks and rays. They count on her, too.

Grandmother, retired professor counts sharks and rays. They count on her, too.

A retired grandmother of four in landlocked Mount Vernon, Ohio holds the distinction of being the top volunteer for the […]