My research broadly focuses on understanding of community dynamics and how ecosystems are altered by anthropogenic impacts. I study community dynamics in broad array of marine habitats, such as bivalve reefs, the intertidal zone, hard-bottom reefs, and coral reefs using many techniques including eDNA, inclusion/exclusion manipulations, mesocosm experiments, and traditional and acoustic tagging. I attempt to always have an applied side to my research so that it can be used for conservation strategies and restoration efforts.
Marine Ecology, Fisheries, Food web interactions, Invasive Species, Anthropogenic impacts
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