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University researchers scoured the Gulf of Mexico to better understand the crustaceans that lived there.

The bounty of their four-decade effort: a collection of 100,000 specimens acquired recently by the Smithsonian Institution.

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Do ghost shrimp and razor clams help oil spill recovery? That’s what University biologists want to know.

Their research aims to identify if these coastal creatures act as frontline custodians that clean up following environmental disasters.

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Biology doctoral student Paige Byerly listens for the call of the wild.

Sound recordings and field work enable Byerly to track the effects of oil spills, land loss and storms on birds that call the Gulf coast home.

August 17th, 2022

UL Lafayette among nation's top 100 public research universities

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has taken its place among the nation’s top 100 public research universities.... Read More ➝
August 16th, 2022

Wetlands scientist Villa receives Department of Energy award

Dr. Jorge Villa, assistant professor in the School of Geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is a... Read More ➝
August 15th, 2022

Graduate lands job to study marine mammals in Hawaii

From Peru to Louisiana to Hawaii, Romina Carnero, '22 with a master's in biology, exemplifies what hard work and the... Read More ➝

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