Invertebrate Paleontology

shellfish species collection

Humans altering Adriatic ecosystems more than nature

The ecosystems of the Adriatic Sea have weathered natural climate shifts for 125,000 years, but humans could be rapidly altering this historically stable biodiversity hot spot, a University of Florida study says. These shellfish species from coas...
Klompmaker examines fossils of ancient crustaceans

Crustaceans vulnerable as coral reefs decline

Postdoctoral researcher Adiel Klompmaker is lead author of a new study suggesting a direct correlation between the abundance of coral reefs and the diversity o...