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Halmos Graduate Student and Alumni Conduct Coral Research in Belize

Belize

In spring 2018, Halmos graduate student Megan Bock and Halmos alumni Morgan Hightshoe (M.S. ’18) traveled to Carrie Bow Cay, Belize with Halmos faculty member Nicole Fogarty, Ph.D. During the trip we conduct thermal tolerance experiments on acroporid corals as part of Fogarty’s NSF funded research and collected data, respiration rates of coral were measured to determine the physiological effects of temperature stress.

Fogarty’s lab focuses on ecological and evolutionary questions related to the fertilization success of broadcast spawners. Her lab is particularly interested in how density dependent mechanisms of reproduction will influence invertebrate population recovery, as well as spawning synchrony, reproductive isolation, and speciation.