Update 1: Identifying Deep-Reef Hydroids from Curacao and Dominica

Originally my project involved looking at gene expression in the coral species¬†Acropora millepora¬†in response to changes in pH. The coral that I chose to work with is unfortunately one of the most difficult corals to keep alive; I still decided to choose it because there is a lot of research already done on it and […]

Abstract: Identifying Deep-Reef Hydroids from Curacao and Dominica

The Deep Reef Observation Project (DROP) is a Smithsonian organization that seeks to further explore tropical deep reefs that have not yet been thoroughly studied in order to observe and monitor changes in the ecosystems there and the species that inhabit those ecosystems. DROP recently collected several samples of organisms from these tropical deep reefs […]