Project Timeline

The timeline below highlights some of our top projects over the years, either undertaken independently or through collaboration with local and international organizations.

 

2018

 

NOAA SK: Investigating the use of eDNA sampling for locating fish spawning aggregations
DNER: Evaluation of the Tarpon Mark and Recapture Project at BoquerĂ³n Impoundment
Sea Grant: Improving the Field Training of Fish Surveyors using Tablet Technology (Artedi)
Documenting the Fish Communities of Hacienda La Esperanza - for Para La Naturaleza
NFWF: Coral Reef Restoration of the Tres Palmas Marine Reserve - with HJR Reefscaping
NOAA: National Coral Reef Monitoring Program Fish Calibration - with HJR Reefscaping
NSF: Rapid Response Assessment of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems after Two Hurricanes- with UPR-Mayaguez


2017

Sea Grant: Improving the Field Training of Fish Surveyors using Tablet Technology (Artedi)
Sea Grant: Tres Palmas Marine Reserve Citizen Science Project - with Amigos de Tres Palmas
NOAA SK: Monitoring Grouper Spawning Aggregations in Puerto Rico - with HJR Reefscaping
Monitoring a Nurse Shark Aggregation in Southern Puerto Rico -  with HJR Reefscaping
USAID: Pass on Parrotfish Social Media Campaign - for The Nature Conservancy in the Caribbean
Global Fin Print: Assessing distribution and abundance of coral reef sharks in Puerto Rico
USGS: Coral cores of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems in Puerto Rico - with UPR Mayaguez


2016

NOAA: National Coral Reef Monitoring Program Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands
NOAA SK: Monitoring Grouper Spawning Aggregations in Puerto Rico - with HJR Reefscaping
NOAA SK: Comparing Diver vs. Towed Video Surveys of Queen Conch - with University of Maryland Eastern Shore
NatGeo: Coral coring at mesophotic reefs to assess accretion rates and habitat composition - with UPR-Mayaguez


2015

CCRI: US/Caribbean Nassau Grouper Spawning Aggregation Monitoring Project - with UPR-Mayaguez
NOAA Ocean Explorer: Coral Ecosystem Connectivity, Pulley Ridge to the Florida Key - with UPR-Mayaguez
Sea Grant: Using DNA metabarcoding to assess lionfish stomach contents in Puerto Rico - with UPR-Mayaguez
Development of a fish identification tablet application for use underwater (Artedi) 
NatGeo: Coral coring at mesophotic reefs to assess accretion rates and habitat composition - with UPR-Mayaguez


2012-2014

NOAA Ocean Explorer: Coral Ecosystem Connectivity, Pulley Ridge to the Florida Keys - with UPR-Mayaguez
CCRI: US/Caribbean Nassau Grouper Spawning Aggregation Monitoring Project - with UPR-Mayaguez
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems Cruise - with UPR-Mayaguez
Sea Grant: Lionfish Removal Effectiveness in Florida & the US Caribbean - with UPR-Mayaguez
NOAA: National Coral Reef Monitoring Program Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands