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Research Discoveries: Finding ways to save at-risk marine invertebrates

  Posted on: November 20, 2014

In his NSERC Discovery Grant-funded study: “Role of early benthic phase in regulating the distribution and abundance of marine invertebrate populations,” Marine biologist Dr. Louis Gosselin aims to create a better understanding of the juvenile phase of marine invertebrates, which will help their populations succeed in the face of climate change.

Much research has been conducted on invertebrates — seastars, mussels, crabs, oysters, etc. — in larval and adult stages, but Gosselin’s research sheds light on a particularly delicate part of the lifecycle.
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