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Research fellow position: marine larval biologist

Professor Dustin Marshall is seeking a marine larval biologist, with strong quantitative skills, to explore the ways in which temperature affects the energetics of development in marine invertebrates.

The Conversation: No-take marine areas help fishers (and fish) far more than we thought

One hectare of ocean in which fishing is not allowed (a marine protected area) produces at least five times the amount of fish as an equivalent unprotected hectare.

The Conversation: Daylight robbery: how human-built structures leave coastal ecosystems in the shadows

About half of the coastline of Europe, the United States and Australasia is modified by artificial structures. In newly published research, we identified a new effect of marine urbanisation that has so far gone unrecognised.

The outsized trophic footprint of marine urbanization

Published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Size‐abundance rules? Evolution changes scaling relationships between size, metabolism and demography

Published in Ecology Letters.

Underestimating the benefits of marine protected areas for the replenishment of fished populations

Published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

How does size, fragmentation and food affect metabolic rates in a bryozoan?

Lukas Schuster has been working with PhD supervisors Craig White and Dustin Marshall to find out how metabolic rate changes with size in the colonial marine invertebrate Bugula neritina.

The origin and maintenance of metabolic allometry in animals

Published in Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Influence of food, body size, and fragmentation on metabolic rate in a sessile marine invertebrate

Published in Invertebrate Biology.


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