FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory

FSU names community advisory board for Apalachicola Bay oyster project

Florida State University has assembled a 23-member community advisory board to help guide researchers as they embark on an ambitious 10-year initiative to restore Apalachicola Bay and revive the region’s imperiled oyster industry. “Appointing a board of community members is an important first step in the work FSU researchers will be doing to develop a […]

Researchers awarded $233.6 million, breaking FSU’s single-year funding record

Florida State University researchers received a record level of funding from federal, state and private sources in the 2019 fiscal year, bringing in $233.6 million to the university to support investigations into areas such as health sciences, high energy physics and marine biology. This is a $7 million increase over the prior fiscal year. “Florida […]

FSU receives $8 million to revive Apalachicola Bay

Initiative Funded By Economic Damages Recovered After BP Oil Spill Florida State University has been awarded nearly $8 million from Triumph Gulf Coast as part of a major 10-year initiative to restore Apalachicola Bay and revive the region’s imperiled oyster industry. The project — the Apalachicola Bay Systems Initiative — will be funded by a […]

Ashley Dawdy

Senior Ashley Dawdy has taken huge strides in developing her love for marine biology during her time at Florida State University, including taking advantage of hands-on opportunities to conduct shark surveys in the Gulf of Mexico. That kind of field work was made possible after Dawdy completed the requirements at FSU to become a certified […]

Marine Lab opens doors for spring open house

The Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory is opening its doors this Saturday for its 2017 open house with the theme Coastal Literacy: Connecting Marine Science and Society. “We’re opening our doors to let people see what kind of work we do,” said Felicia Coleman, director of the Marine Lab. “It’s important that the […]

Miniature organisms in the sand play big role in our oceans

The small organisms that slip unnoticed through sand play an important role in keeping our oceans healthy and productive, according to a Florida State University researcher.  In the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Jeroen Ingels, a researcher at the FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, explains that small organisms called meiofauna that live in […]

Whatever Floats Your Boat Regatta to feature an afternoon of ingenuity, failure and laughs

Florida State University’s Coastal and Marine Laboratory (FSUCML) invites community members to witness the thrills and spills of the 5th Annual Whatever Floats Your Boat Regatta this Saturday in the beautiful coastal area of St. Teresa, Fla. The regatta features “boats” made from scratch by participating teams that are raced around a predetermined course for […]