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Nova Southeastern University Researchers Find More Strategic Culling Needed to Reduce Lionfish Invasion

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – We’ve all seen the stories – lionfish derbies and other efforts are ongoing in the United States and Caribbean, all with the goal of helping to decrease the number of highly invasive and ecologically devastating lionfish in our oceans. A new analysis published in the…

NSU Marine Researcher’s Studies Featured by National Geographic

Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fla. – The marine industry is a vital component of the South Florida lifestyle. To that end, Nova Southeastern University researcher Matthew Johnston, Ph.D., has been studying the impact invasive species have on our marine ecosystem. One species in particular – the lionfish – has been a focus…

Nova Southeastern University Marine Research Scientist to Participate in “Fishackathon”

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Do you want to help save the world’s oceans? Well, there may be an app for that. For the second year in a row, GreenWave and the United States Department of State will be holding a “Fishackathon” June 5-7 that leads up to World Oceans…

Nova Southeastern University Researcher Invents Software to Predict Lionfish Invasion

An NSU researcher has invented software that helps predict invasion patterns of non-native species including the lionfish, a predatory species that has invaded Florida’s coastal waters as well as the Loxahatchee River. Matthew Johnston, M.S., a researcher at Nova’s Oceanographic Center and its National Coral Reef Institute, is the creator of…