Larval Biology & Ecology of Marine Invertebrates

I study the larvae of marine invertebrates with an emphasis on larval behaviors and larval biology of organisms from deep-sea cold seeps and hydrothermal vents.

Dr. Shawn Arellano


Graduate Student Wanted: Larval Biology at Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Venters. Deadline Feb 1

Check out our Deep-sea Ecology (Biol 497) Blog Posts!

Past Research Cruise:

Follow me on the the Submarine Ring of Fire 2014-Ironman cruise to the Mariana Arc hydrothermal vents here.

ScienceShot: Surface currents spread deep-sea seep species

Our newest paper "Larvae from deep-sea methane seeps disperse in surface waters" was featured as a ScienceShot on Science magazine's website. Check it out!

Page Updated 10.18.2012