FIU to take over Aquarius ReefBase

News today that apparently Florida International University in Miami has received a grant to operate the NOAA undersea research laboratory known as Aquarius ReefBase, which was operated by UNC Wilmington until government funding for undersea research was largely zeroed out in 2012 (more about that from Craig and I here).  More details about the FIU takeover are here.

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Dr. Alistair Dove is a systematic and ecological parasitologist by training, with broader research interests in the natural history and health of marine animals, especially whale sharks. He is currently Director of Research and Conservation at Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta USA. His comments here do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Georgia Aquarium