Two UCSB research teams have received multimillion dollar long-term research grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund their studies of kelp forests and coral reefs along the Santa Barbara coast. The Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research (SBC LTER) and the Moorea Coral Reef Long Term Ecological [...]
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Researchers at UCSB’s Marine Science Institute recently discovered a link between the behavior of algae-eating fish and the resiliency of coral reefs. At the Moorea Coral Reef in French Polynesia, one of 26 sites of the multi-university Long Term Ecological Research Network funded by the National Science Foundation, the team [...]