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Doctor Cathy Lucas

Dr Cathy Lucas

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • The role of gelatinous zooplankton in ecosystem structure and function.
  • Causes and consequences of jellyfish blooms.
  • Jellyfish and ecosystem servives in the coastal zone.

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Associate Professor in Marine Biology with a broad interest in ecosystem structure and function from the coastal zone to the open ocean. My research has focussed on gelatinous zooplankton and understanding the causes and consequences of jellyfish blooms on marine ecoystems and human activities.