FSUCML in the News

It Wasn't the Rays' Fault After All

Baltimore's public radio station interviews Dr. Grubbs about his and Dr. Cotton's latest publication, examining the truth about cownose rays' effects on scallop and oyster populations in Chesapeake Bay. Their study challenges a previous study purporting that overfishing of large sharks caused a sudden increase in the number of cownose rays.

The Secret Sex Life of Fish

In this WPBT2 Miami, Changing Seas documentary, FSUCML director Dr. Felicia Coleman and faculty Dr. Chris Koenig discuss the reproductive behavior of gag grouper, and explain the importance of fisheries management in the recovery of stable populations. Special thanks Changing Seas producer Alexa Elliot; Sean Hickey, editor and videographer; and Yoandy Vidal, videographer, for their work on this episode.

Atlantic Canyons: Pathways to the Abyss

Atlantic Canyons, a video created by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), describes research done in the mid-Atlantic Canyons located 100 miles offshore Virginia and Maryland. The video includes interviews with Dr. Sandra Brooke and other scientists who participated in research cruises to the Norfolk and Baltimore Canyons from 2011 to 2013.

Local Middle School Girls Become Scientists For a Day

20 middle school girls from Leon and Gadsden counties had the opportunity to work side-by-side with scientists for the day at the FSUCML. The event, presented by the Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS), gave the girls a chance to interact with other female scientists, including Dr. Felicia Coleman and Dr. Sandra Brooke (FSUCML), as well as participate in analyzing scientific data and collection sampling.