News

2017

Check out some of our current research in an article published by FIU News! Scientists study portion of Everglades closed to people for decades

Our research was featured in an article published by Snook & Gamefish Fundation. Check it out and find out how you can get involved! Angler Data Helps re-open Joe Bay to Fishing After Nearly 40 Years of Closure

Congratulations to Vanessa Trujillo for successfully defending her dissertation!

Fish Slam 2017 was a successful attempt to remove invasive fish species! Check out an article published by Miami Herald! What’s smaller than a python but just as bad for South Florida? Invasive fish

Congratulations to Greg Hill for successfully defending his thesis! 

 

Featured on OTN’s social media pages! Check out their twitter page! Ocean Tracking Network (OTN)

Check out an article released by Florida Sportsman that features our research in the reopening of Joe Bay! Florida Sportsman – Joe Bay Reopens: The Everglades Newest No Motor Zone

Our research was featured on Saltwater TV! Check it out!  Saltwater TV – Battle of Florida Bay

Listen to Dr. Rehage’s interview on WLRN’s Tropical Currents! Temperature Dips and South Florida Vegetation

D. Gandy and J. Rehage recently published a paper in Ecosphere! Click the link! Examining gradients in ecosystem novelty: fish assemblage structure in an invaded Everglades canal system

2015

We are currently seeking a full time technician to join our lab! See full ad in prospective student page.

We hosted the ERDC CESU team, and the ACOE Jacksonville district, airboat ride included!

Boat A

Ross Boucek receives Guy Harvey Scholarship award, https://www.flseagrant.org/students/current/

FIU News article featuring Project Bay Bones and its survey of bonefish anglers (Emily Kroloff’s Master’s research), Sept 2015, https://news.fiu.edu/2015/09/project-bay-bones-investigates-bonefish-decline/92154 

Florida Sportsman article features our bonefish survey, August 2015, http://www.floridasportsman.com/2015/08/19/help-south-florida-bonefish-populations/

Guy Harvey Online Magazine features our collaborative work with Bonefish and Tarpon Trust and the bonefish survey, August 2015, http://guyharveymagazine.com/take-a-survey-on-bonefishing-for-btt-research/

Sun Sentinel article features our bonefish survey in South Florida, August 2015, http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/outdoors/fishing-outdoors-blog/sfl-fiu-bonefish-survey-20150825-story.html

Research in coastal Everglades featured on Jeff Corwin’s Ocean Mysteries (ABC), May 23, 2015, http://www.littonweekendadventure.com/ocean-mysteries/

2014

The Miami Herald featured an article on our new study on bonefish in Florida Bay, Nov 2014, http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/outdoors/article4125051.html

Angler magazine ‘FISHSENS’ featured an article on new research on snook recruitment and angler catches funded by the Everglades Foundation, Nov 2014. http://magazine.fishsens.com/researchers-developing-snook-production-forecast-protect-tourism-industry.htm

Video by nonprofit organization Encounters in Excellence featuring our electrofishing sampling in the Shark River, Everglades National Park and our work involving recreational anglers, Fall 2014: http://www.odysseyearth.com/

High-schooler digs the Everglades, article by high school student Felipe Tamayo, LTER Network News Fall 2014, Vol 27, http://news.lternet.edu/Article3094.html

Article in Florida Sportsman magazine featuring our research involving recreational anglers, Oct  2014: http://cast.fiu.edu/index.php/news/

FIU News article featuring Everglades Foundation funding to PhD student Ross Boucek, Oct 2014: http://news.fiu.edu/2014/10/biologist-reels-in-data-to-predict-snook-production/82190

FIU News article featuring Global Change Biology 2014 publication, May 2014: http://news.fiu.edu/2014/05/researchers-study-effects-of-rare-climate-extremes-on-fish-communities/77789

Article in the Coastal Angler magazine featuring our research involving recreational anglers, July 2014: www.coastalanglermag.com.

2013

Article in the Miami Herald features our research involving recreational anglers, July 2013:  http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/07/18/3505486/local-anglers-tag-fish-for-fiu.html

Story brief forthcoming in FIU Magazine (Fall 2013) featuring ecological traps research from: Trends in Ecology & Evolution publication, http://news.fiu.edu/magazine/archives/fiu-  magazine-fall-2013

NPR’s Radiolab article featuring Trends in Ecology and Evolution 2013 publication:  http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2013/06/19/193493225/the-love-that-dared-not-speak-its-name-of-a-beetle-for-a-beer-bottle

National Geographic article by C. Zimmer featuring Trends in Ecology and Evolution 2013 publication: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2013/06/05/freeing-animals-from-our-evolutionary-traps/

 FIU News article featuring Trends in Ecology and Evolution 2013 publication, July 2013: http://news.fiu.edu/2013/07/fiu-ecologist-wants-to-free-species-from-evolutionary-traps/64114

FIU News article on Jessica Lee’s citizen science research, MS student in my lab, May 2013. http://news.fiu.edu/2013/05/grad-student-launches-science-team-to-examine-everglades-restoration-efforts/62290

FIU News article featuring new National Science Foundation grant on Water Sustainability and Climate Change in the Everglades (Dr. M. Sukop is PI, Dr. J.S. Rehage is co-PI), March  2013: http://news.fiu.edu/2013/03/fiu-leads-national-study-on-south-floridas-water-supply/53497

2012

Student musings form the LTER ASM, article by REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) undergraduate student Mari Soula*, FCE LTER Newsletter, Fall 2012, http://fce.lternet.edu/about_us/news/newsletter/FCENewsV2N3FINAL.pdf

My first scientific conference, article by REU (National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates) undergraduate Mari Soula, LTER Network News Fall 2012, Vol 25, http://news.lternet.edu/Article2616.html

2009

Beacon student newspaper article featuring research by graduate student Diana Lopez (MS’ 2011), ‘Graduate student collects carnivorous fish, perform experiments’, Sept. 2009. http://fiusm.com/2009/09/04/graduate-student-collects-carnivorous-fish-perform-experiments/