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Category: Marine Biology

Dr. Restaino Fox29 jellyfish interview

Environmental Science and Management alum talks jellyfish with Fox29

Dr. Dena Restaino talks about the discovery of small, dangerous clinging jellyfish in a North Wildwood pond.

Matthew Khan releasing turtle into the wild

The Power of Perseverance

Montclair State alumnus to serve country with dream EPA job

jellyfish at the aquarium

We aren’t the only ones returning to the Jersey Shore

Dr. Paul Bologna, Biology, along with students from his lab, have gone to the shore in search of clinging jellyfish.

Spartina Marsh in the Barnegat Bay

University receives portion of $10 million in funding for Barnegat Bay improvements

The NJDEP designated $300,000 to the University for restoration and enhancement of submerged aquatic vegetation in the bay.

Dr. Bologna speaking with CBS regarding the clinging jellyfish in NJ.

Officials Issue Warning For Clinging Jellyfish In New Jersey

CBS features Dr. Paul Bologna, Director of the Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences Program, as the clinging jellyfish issue continues in NJ waters.

Erika Bernal Presenting at the 47th Benthic Ecology Meeting

Marine Biology Master’s student awarded Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship

Erika Bernal was awarded her fellowship to further her research on microplastics and oyster filtering.

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Marine Biology Master’s student takes flight researching with drones

Lauren O’Neil and Dr. Amy Ferdinand are conducting a study at a pond located in Byram Township in Sussex County, where Lauren is studying the biology of a species of freshwater clam.

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Clinging Jellyfish Arrive at Montclair State

University partners with Department of Environmental Protection to study tiny, toxic stingers

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What you can do to reduce the global jellyfish explosion

As the beach season commences learn how you can help in controlling the jellyfish population. Article features insights from Dr. Paul Bologna, Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences

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Montclair State Hosts Earth Day Press Conference with U.S. Senators Booker and Menendez

Senators announce legislative effort to prohibit seismic offshore fossil fuel exploration in N.J.

view of bay

The Land that Time Discovered

Film about the Coral Bay featuring professor Paul Bologna

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Bulkhead Blitz

The Bulkhead Blitz attempts to prevent the jellyfish population from growing further next year.