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Understanding the acoustic qualities of different marine habitats can lead to new insights on biodiversity
This interdisciplinary project explores blue crab biology and ecology in support of sustainable fisheries management.
Building a DNA barcode library of the fish and invertebrate species of Chesapeake Bay.
Promoting healthy oyster reef ecosystems through sustainable harvest and restoration.
We are synthesizing data from the Chesapeake Bay region to understand how ecosystems have changed over time and informing efforts to manage and restore the region's biodiversity and ecosystem function.
Research to inform conservation of River Herring in Chesapeake Bay
The goal of this project is to understand the effects of non-native fishes on estuarine food webs and ecosystems.
The goal of this project is to gain insight into population and community dynamics of fish and macro-invertebrates in a representative subestuary of the Chesapeake Bay
MarineGEO is a global partnership tracking the vital signs of nearshore marine life to understand how and why it’s changing, and to better manage for resilient marine ecosystems
The goal of the Movement of Life Initiative is to develop the science, technology, and analytical tools and models to conserve and manage movement as a critical process for maintaining biodiversity and healthy ecosystems.
Investigating how multiple stressors associated with climate change will affect the Bay’s oysters
We identify parasites that reside in the Rhode River, track yearly changes in diversity and abundance, and determine their impacts on ecosystem function, population dynamics, and trophic interactions.
We use genetic methods combined with field sampling and lab and field experiments to understand the role of parasites across trophic interactions in coastal waters.
SERC scientists want to learn how land uses affect habitat for migratory herring in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
We study the quality of habitats for Striped Bass in the Chesapeake Bay and identify their key prey species
Investigating the upper Chesapeake Bay as a nursery and foraging habitat for Summer Flounder (Paralichthys dentatus)