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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

Robert Johnson has varied field experiences in The Bahamas and Georgia

Published: Aug 28th, 2014

ACCSTR PhD graduate student Robert Johnson has returned from several weeks of field work. Robert first spent two weeks in The Bahamas working with juvenile green turtles with Stevie Connett… Read More

Temma Kaufman graduates Summa Cum Laude

Published: Aug 28th, 2014

Temma, an undergraduate who volunteered in our laboratory for the last 3 years completed her Honor’s Thesis on sea turtle stable isotope discrimination between females and their eggs in April. … Read More

Karen Bjorndal presents talk at Whitney Laboratory

Published: Mar 21st, 2014

Karen presented a talk entitled “Roles of sea turtles in marine ecosystems” to a standing-room-only crowd on 13 March.  Karen’s presentation was in the Evenings at Whitney series at the Whitney Laboratory… Read More

Blair Witherington joins the ACCSTR faculty

Published: Mar 10th, 2014

Through collaboration with Disney’s Animal Kingdom (DAK), we have developed a Senior Sea Turtle Conservation Biologist position for the ACCSTR that is funded for at least 5 years through a… Read More