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Identifying the reproductive status of Palmaria palmata
Collecting samples during the frigid cold weather of February
Culturing of Porphyra umbilicalis at the Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research
Urchin coupled raceway for the culturing of the sea vegetable Porphyra umbilicalis
Measurement of Cheatomorpha in two different nutrient conditions
Examination of Alaria esculenta gametophytes under a microscope
Alaria esculanta male gametophyte
Herbarium press of two reproductively mature specimens of Alaria esculenta
Herbarium press of two reproductively mature specimens of Alaria esculenta
Beautiful example of a lab induced tetrasporic Palmaria palmata

Selected Recent Publications

Brawley, S. H., J. A. Coyer, A. M. H. Blakeslee, G. Hoarau, L. E. Johnson, J. E. Byer, W. T. Stam & J. L. Olsen. 2009. Historical invasions of the intertidal zone of Atlantic North America associated with distinctive patterns of trade and emigration. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., U.S.A. 106, 8239-8244 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.0812300106). Full Text: PDF

Muhlin, J. & S. H. Brawley. 2009. Recent versus relic: Discerning the genetic signature of
Fucus vesiculosus (Heterokontophyta; Phaeophyceae) in the northwestern Atlantic. J. Phycol. 45, 828-837.

Brawley, S. H., J. Pusey, B. J. W. Cole, L. E. Gott and S. A. Norton. 2008. A revolutionary model to
improve science education, teachers, and scientists. Maine Policy Review 17, 68-81. Full Text: PDF

Muhlin, J. F., C. R. Engel, R. Stessel, R. A. Weatherbee and S. H. Brawley. 2008. The influence of coastal topography, circulation patterns and rafting in structuring populations of an intertidal alga. Molec. Ecol. 17, 1198-1210. Full Text: PDF

Blouin, N. B., X. G. Fei, J. Peng, C. Yarish, and S. H. Brawley. 2007. Seeding nets with neutral spores of the red alga Porphyra umbilicalis (L.) Kützing for use in integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA). Aquaculture 270, 77-91.

Koester, J., S. H. Brawley, L. Karp-Boss and D. G. Mann. 2007. Sexual reproduction in the marine centric diatom Ditylum brightwellii (Bacillariophyta). Eur. J. Phycol. 42, 351-366.

Blouin, N., B. L. Calder, B. Perkins, and S. H. Brawley. 2006. Sensory and fatty acid analyses of
two Atlantic species of Porphyra (Rhodophyta). J. Appl. Phycol. 18, 79-85.

Coleman, M. and S. H. Brawley. 2005. Spatial and temporal variability in dispersal and
population genetic structure of a rockpool alga. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 300, 63-77.

Gordon, R. and S. H. Brawley. 2004. Effects of water motion on propagule release from algae with complex life histories. Mar. Biol. 145, 21-29