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News and Research
Meet the newest members of the bryozoan world, discovered by SERC research associate João Canning-Clode and his colleagues in the Madeira Islands.
(Photo: Patricio Ramalhosa)
In shallow waters around the world, there are dead zones that appear only at night. Oysters trapped in these regions are far more vulnerable to the deadly Dermo disease, a new study found.
For years many doubted whether Native Americans and colonists in the Chesapeake ate blue crabs, because so few appeared in archaeological sites. It turns out they did, and they caught more large ones than today.
Education and Events
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"Decay activity and fruiting phenology of wood-inhabiting fungi in a mid-Atlantic temperate forest"
--Thursday, May 07, 3:00PM– 4:00PM
"Speaker: Katie Englehardt"
--Saturday, May 09, 9:00AM– 11:30AM
"Canoe Excursion "
--Thursday, May 14, 3:00PM– 4:00PM
"Speaker: Nathan Kraft"
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