Button to scroll to the top of the page.

Highlights

 
UTMSI staff participate in the 2014 79th Annual Deep Sea Roundup Tournament

UTMSI staff participate in the 2014 79th Annual Deep Sea Roundup Tournament

UTMSI professors, staff and students manned the weigh station in this year’s Deep Sea Roundup. The University has had a long-standing tradition of volunteering for Deep Sea Roundup, which is the longest running fishing tournament in Texas. This year over 750...
UTMSI Researchers track the “Dead Zone” and its effects on fish

UTMSI Researchers track the “Dead Zone” and its effects on fish

UTMSI Professor, Ben Walther was just awarded a National Science Foundation award to better understand the sub-lethal effects of hypoxia on Atlantic Croaker. Walther and his colleagues will use fish ear stones (otoliths) to identify periods of hypoxia exposure.  The otoliths...
Ocean upwelling becoming more intense with climate change, new research reveals

Ocean upwelling becoming more intense with climate change, new research reveals

Dr. Bryan Black and colleagues just published a manuscript in Science – the world’s leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary. Black and his colleagues have shown that winds causing coastal upwelling off the west coasts of North...
Mussel Men – Professors Benjamin Walther and Bryan Black received new funding to help native Texas freshwater mussels

Mussel Men – Professors Benjamin Walther and Bryan Black received new funding to help native Texas freshwater mussels

Researchers at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute were recently awarded a project by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to understand why native Texas freshwater mussels are endangered. Their work will combine looking at growth increment “rings” and stable...
Research Experience for Undergraduates enters into its 7th year

Research Experience for Undergraduates enters into its 7th year

REU in Subtropical Marine Ecosystems (REUiSME) is a summer research program for undergraduates at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute that is funded by the National Science Foundation. Student projects take advantage of the wide variety of coastal habitats near...