Category: Micheli Lab

Sharky Reefs

by on June 25, 2020 10:24 am
Coral reefs are amazingly diverse habitats, harbouring thousands of different species of fishes,  large charismatic sharks, and benthic organisms (i.e. ocean bottom-dwelling—including all the immobile organisms growing to make up the reef like corals, algae, sponges, etc.). These different species interact with each other, in particular through feeding interactions, which can determine which species, and… Read more Sharky Reefs

Hidden tidepools of the kelp forest

by on May 22, 2018 10:58 pm
Along the rocky coastline of California, tidepools are a common sight. On a sunny weekend in Monterey, you can often see children, families, and curious tourists scrambling over seaweed to catch a glimpse of the diverse critters hiding in and around the many tidepools nestled among the rocks. Tidepools are special because they exist at… Read more Hidden tidepools of the kelp forest