News from Centre for Ocean Life

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...

Illustration fishes as abundant and diverse vertebrates.
27 AUG

New book on fish physiology

With over 30,000 species, fishes are the most abundant and diverse vertebrates on the planet. This new edition of the textbook ‘The Physiology of Fishes’ explores...

Illustrations of diatoms, copepods, copepod cues, and thick-shelled diatoms
19 AUG

Diatoms increase their defense when they smell danger

Diatoms live in a protective silica shell. A new study demonstrates that diatoms increase the thickness of the shell in the presence of their copepod predators but at the...

illustration of the way behavioural traits can influence long-distance migration patterns of large organisms
01 JUL

Optimality of long-distance migrations

In a new paper, researchers from the Centre for Ocean Life explore the way behavioural traits can influence long-distance migration patterns of large organisms such as...

Ecosystem functions
23 MAR

Biodiversity and ecosystem functions in multi-trophic communities

Is multi-trophic biodiversity leading to higher ecosystem functioning? Theoretical models simulating complex food webs can help identify mechanisms underlying ecosystem...

22 JAN

Blog: External stay at UCSB

Ocean Life PhD-student Jérôme is currently on external stay at the University of California Santa Barbara. 


News from Centre for Ocean Life
27 NOVEMBER 2021