Helping Aquariums be more sustainable
Lobster Shell Disease
Lobster are iconic to New England. They live in an environment where bacteria constantly snow down on them. These bacteria break through the protective layering of the shell, rendering the lobster more susceptible to predators and secondary infections. I have studied this disease in the laboratory to isolate the causative agents....more
Global Change - Temperature and Ocean Acidification.
How do aquatic animals respond to changing climates? I have conducted detailed laboratory studies investigating how changes in temperature and ocean pH influence fish and crustacean physiology. more.....