Lindsay Martin

Lindsay Martin

May 11, 2015

Group 6 Copy 92
0
Please wait...

About This Project

The ongoing international effort to protect the Sargasso Sea ecosystem in the NW Atlantic is hampered by limited scientific research on Sargassum - the floating algae common to the North Atlantic gyre. This project aims to provide the first simultaneous examination of Sargassum macrofauna diversity across multiple regions, in order to better understand the impacts of oceanographic variables on Sargassum distribution and to contribute to the international effort to protect the Sargasso Sea.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Where are the Pacific harbor seals in Mexico?

Pacific Harbor seals use land to give birth to pups and molt, but once they return to the ocean to forage many...

Conservation Efforts to Protect Endangered Turtles of Sulawesi

Sulawesi, Indonesia, is home to many species found nowhere else on Earth. Although rich in biodiversity, Sulawesi...

New fish on the block: Ecological implications of black sea bass in the Gulf of Maine

The warming of the world’s oceans has begun to restructure marine communities. One consequence is that species...

Backer Badge Funded