News from Centre for Ocean Life

Tethered flagellates
17 NOV

To tether or not to tether

Many or most flagellates are tethered to particles when feeding, and it is generally accepted that attachment allows organisms to enhance their feeding flow. This view...

Illustration of copepod individual level and community level
16 NOV

A general size- and trait-based model of plankton communities

Most models of plankton communities, such as NPZ-type models, ignore the life-cycle (ontogeny) of multicellular zooplankton. Here, we propose a model framework along the...

Age-based and size-based illustrations
16 NOV

Size-based theory for fisheries advice

Today’s advice for fisheries management uses the venerable “Beverton-Holt” theory of fish demography. The theory describes the abundance of fish of different...

09 NOV

How are marine organisms adapted to seasonality?

One of the most conspicuous features over much of the world’s oceans is the seasonal variation in environmental conditions (e.g. light, temperature, nutrients, food...

Three PhD defenses coming up at the Centre
30 OCT

Three PhD defenses coming up at the Centre

Three PhD students at the Ocean Life Centre will defend their dissertations in the coming weeks giving us all something to look forward to as 2020 draws to a close. ...

Fishing on the sea
20 OCT

Open science to manage redistributing fish

Marine fish are rapidly shifting their spatial distributions under climate change across the globe. Building the capacity to track species range shifts is essential for...

Fish behavior
25 SEP

Do fish grow faster in warmer waters?

Large-scale climate change projections of fish generally assume that warming waters enhance fish growth. If correct, tropical fish should grow much faster than temperate...

Life in the ocean
24 SEP

Commonly assumed organismal trade-off falsified

Biodiversity is governed by organismal trade-offs, but a commonly assumed trade-off, the gleaner-exploiter trade-off, does not exist. This is demonstrated in a new paper...


News from Centre for Ocean Life
29 JULY 2021