Typically found on the wave-exposed sandy beaches of California and Oregon, the Pacific sand crab, Emerita analoga, was first noticed by our Marine Invertebrate Zoology students on Keeha Beach in 2016, leading to a publication by instructors, Dr. Mar Wonham (Quest U) and Dr. Mike Hart (SFU).
Range extension for the region of sympatry between the nudibranchs Hermissenda opalescens and Hermissenda crassicornis in the northeastern Pacific
In the summer of 2016, three students in Marine Ecology armed with curiosity and a love for the ocean started exploring the docks at BMSC and, much to everyone’s surprise, they found something odd – they found a cryptic species of nudibranch that shouldn’t have been there! This simple discovery, which started off as a…
Multiple body parts must work together to accomplish a task. For example, the coordination of visual and locomotor systems is critical for animals that hunt for food. For fishes, both swimming and feedings systems must work together to capture prey. How this process impacts survival, or how it differs depending on ecological conditions, is…
Dr. Matthew Morris, Dr. Sean Rogers’ recent PhD graduate, has won an award for best thesis in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary. Congratulations Matthew!
Thank you John Richards, for your 19 years of excellence, overseeing marine operations at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre.
Seminar, Tuesday May 29: “Hidden Treasures: Marine biology in the art and poetry of Neruda’s Maramoto”.
Join us for a seminar by Dr. Mar Wonham, 5pm, ALL WELCOME!
Science Odyssey – Canada’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics!
Our 2012 Science Diving class was part of the field crew to assist with Dr. Levitan’s research.
Are you a grad student who’d like to do your research here at Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre?