TGIF IS DEAD LONG LIVE TGIF! Craig and I are making some changes around these parts. You’ll notice them soon enough. One change starts now.…View More Friday Freak 10/16/09 – Gersemia juliepackardae
People accept the idea of echinoderm predation on shallow reef building corals. The voracious Crown of Thorns seastar Acanthaster planci is a familiar coral antagonist…View More Friday Picture: Have your coral and eat it, too?
This went public today over the TAMU-CC listserves, the first attempt to tie all my deep-sea coral research from the last three years together into…View More Announcing La Defense
I mean it, FOREVER! No paper out yet but the abstract has sufficiently enticed me. Mosher and Watling report that the species Phiocreas oedipus, an…View More Coral and Brittle Stars, Together Forever
When the Graduate Student Handbook says PhD candidates will be submitting a book-length manuscript, they’re not kidding. Thursday I turned over my draft dissertation –…View More Dissertation emancipation
It’s going to be much easier to convince people Sea Fans are Super Cool now that National Geographic photographers trained their lens on new species…View More Seahorses: nice backdrops for octocorals
The biodiversity of Lophelia pertusa bioherms in the North Atlantic rivals the diversity of a shallow water tropical reef. More than 800 associated species have been documented in association.View More Deep-corals provide habitat for numerous associated species