These data will be used to establish a contemporary baseline of kelp distribution, with the goal to predict kelp decline and/or recovery under future climate scenarios.
Blog Recent Publications
The Leander Lab is discovering the weird and wonderful world of microscopic organisms!
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Cliff Haylock.
It’s been 50 years since we first hosted our first university field courses in 1972!
The publication arises from a Directed studies project examining the effects of perceived competition and water temperature on the functional responses of the invasive European green crab, Carcinus maenas, and the native graceful rock crab Metacarcinus gracilis.
Voracity of invasive European green crabs versus native red rock crabs explored in BMSC Alumni publication
This research revealed a surprising difference in predatory behaviour between the two crab species!
The ecological impact of less than 10% of the world’s non-native marine species has been studied, representing a significant gap in knowledge about most marine invasive species.
New research challenges widely held assumptions about historical sea otter populations with implications for conservation policy and Indigenous reconciliation.
Marine stickleback have repeatedly invaded freshwater environments. On the Pacific coast of Canada, freshwater lakes are colder during the winter than the ocean – so how do marine stickleback invaders survive?
Take a journey with us, and discover what has been happening at the “BMSC during COVID”.