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Rebecca Selden: Climate, fishing, and marine food webs: predator-prey interactions in a changing ocean

April 6, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Hopkins Marine Station, Boat Works Lecture Hall

Free and open to public

I am a marine ecologist interested in incorporating species interactions (e.g. predation) into marine conservation and fisheries management, and understanding how human impacts on marine ecosystems affect these key interactions. In my dissertation research I used a combination of field studies, lab experiments, and simulation modeling to understand how size-selective harvest of predators impacts their functional role in marine ecosystems. As an NSF OCE post-doctoral fellow, I am examining how distributional shifts in response to warming may alter predator-prey interactions, and whether biotic interactions influence the capacity for species to respond to warming oceans.

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