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Joe Pfaller receives award at SICB in Portland

Published: Jan 11th, 2016

Joe received an award from The Crustacean Society for best oral presentation for his talk titled “Hitchhiking the high seas: global genomics of rafting crabs”, a central topic of his Ph.D.… Read More

Leslie Weinstein’s efforts to save sea turtles to air on ABC

Published: Dec 23rd, 2015

Leslie is a member of the ACCSTR Development Board and was instrumental in organizing the airlift to save cold stunned sea turtles last year. Tune in to Sea Rescue on… Read More

Mariela Pajuelo earns PhD

Published: Dec 23rd, 2015

Congratulations to Mariela who has completed her PhD. Her dissertation title is:  The foraging ecology of loggerhead turtles in the North Atlantic: Evidence from stable isotope values.

Jose Urteaga visits the Center

Published: Dec 23rd, 2015

Jose was the Coordinator for Flora and Fauna International (FFI) on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua and was instrumental in turning around leatherback and hawksbill conservation there.  Currently Jose is… Read More

Joe Pfaller receives award at ISTS in Turkey

Published: Apr 29th, 2015

Joe received an award for best student presentation runner up for his talk titled “Global phylogenomics of Planes crabs, a common symbiont of sea turtles”, a central topic of his Ph.D.… Read More

Cynthia Lagueux returns from Nicaragua

Published: Mar 11th, 2015

Dr. Cynthia Lagueux just returned from a three week trip to Caribbean Nicaragua where she continues to conduct research on the legal green turtle fishery, oversee monitoring of sea turtle… Read More

Cathi Campbell publishes hawksbill status update

Published: Mar 11th, 2015

A status update on hawksbill turtles in the Wider Caribbean, Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific regions, prepared by Dr. Cathi Campbell for the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation… Read More

Joe Pfaller wins Runner-up Best Student Presentation Award at SERSTM

Published: Mar 2nd, 2015

Ph.D. Candidate, Joe Pfaller, attended the Southeast Regional Sea Turtle Meeting on Jekyll Island, GA in February and presented a talk titled Adult female loggerhead survival: biased estimates necessitate regional approach.  For… Read More

Marco Garcia joins ACCSTR

Published: Aug 28th, 2014

Marco has arrived from Venezuela. He has a Post-Doctoral Fulbright Fellowship to spend a year at the ACCSTR.

Joe Pfaller publishes papers in Marine Biology and JEMBE

Published: Aug 28th, 2014

Joe Pfaller and colleagues in Japan, Mexico, Peru, Brazil and Hawaii have published two papers investigating the symbiotic relationship between sea turtles and pelagic rafting crabs. This is the topic… Read More