Barbara Babacek, University of Vienna
For her Master thesis Barbara was investigating tridacna repartition and characteristics on diverse location on the reefs of the Red Sea.
Marc Steinegger, University of Neuchatel
Marc is a PhD student in behavioural ecology and together with his research assistant Hanaa he is looking at cooperative hunting behavior, stomach analysis and the ontogeny of yellowsaddle goatfish (Parupeneus cyclostomus).
University of Glasgow, Tropical Marine Biology Field Course
In autumn 2011 students and scientists from Glasgow University conducted a field course in Tropical Marine Biology at the DMRC. The course introduced students to the biodiversity, ecology and conservation management of coral reefs, sea grasses and mangrove species and in methods for surveying and monitoring coral reefs. A special highlight was the overnight trip to Ras Mohammed National Park and the Nabq Managed Resource Protected Area.