Will a non-native macroalgae change our kelp forests?

Native kelps are important habitats for marine wildlife
Native kelps are important habitats for marine wildlife.
A new paper published by a group of researchers at the MBA considers the interactions between native macroalgal canopies and the non-native kelp Undaria pinnatifida (Wakame). A mixture of field surveys and manipulations on the rocky reefs of...

International recognition for MBA researcher

The ascidian Ciona intestinalis.
Dr Atsuko Sato has been awarded the Commendation for Science and Technology (The Young Scientists' Prize) in Japan, for her work on pterobranchs (Atsuko’s PhD was supervised by Prof. Peter Holland (Oxford), who has long been on MBA Council) and the...