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Michael Studivan


Michael Studivan

CIMAS/NOAA-AOML
University of Miami  ()


4301 Rickenbacker Causeway Miami, FL 33149
 305-361-4361





Research interests

Michael is an Assistant Scientist at the University of Miami's Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) and NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML), as part of the ACCRETE program. His research involves the use of advanced molecular techniques to better understand genetic connectivity of coral ecosystems and physiology/adaptation of corals. He is a technical diver with certifications from GUE, AAUS, TDI, PADI, and PSI/PCI. He also has ten years of video editing experience and has produced outreach videos for his projects.

Publications

  Please note that only publications relevant to mesophotic reefs are indexed.

Assessment of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystem Connectivity for Proposed Expansion of a Marine Sanctuary in the Northwest Gulf of Mexico: Population Gene... | article
Studivan MS, Voss JD (2018)
Front Mar Sci

Population connectivity among shallow and mesophotic Montastraea cavernosa corals in the Gulf of Mexico identifies potential for refugia | article
Studivan MS, Voss JD (2018)
Coral Reefs

Assessment of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystem Connectivity for Proposed Expansion of a Marine Sanctuary in the Northwest Gulf of Mexico: Population Gene... | article
Studivan MS, Voss JD (2018)
Front Mar Sci

Assessment of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystem Connectivity for Proposed Expansion of a Marine Sanctuary in the Northwest Gulf of Mexico: Larval Dynamics | article
Garavelli L, Studivan MS, Voss JD, Kuba A, Figueiredo J, Chérubin LM (2018)
Front Mar Sci

Montastraea cavernosa corallite structure demonstrates distinct morphotypes across shallow and mesophotic depth zones in the Gulf of Mexico | article
Studivan MS, Milstein G, Voss JD (2019)
PLoS ONE 14:e0203732

CUBA’S MESOPHOTIC CORAL REEFS AND ASSOCIATED FISH COMMUNITIES | article
Reed JK, González-Díaz P, Busutil L, Farrington S, Daranas BM, Rojas DC, Voss J, Diaz C, David A, Hanisak DM, Mendez JG, Rodríguez AG, González- Sánchez PM, Fernández JV, Pérez DE, Studivan M, Drummond F, Jiang M, Pomponi SA (2018)
REVISTA DE INVESTIGACIONES MARINAS 38:60-129
Depth Influences Symbiodiniaceae Associations Among Montastraea cavernosa Corals on the Belize Barrier Reef | article
Eckert RJ, Reaume AM, Sturm AB, Studivan MS, Voss JD (2020)
Front Microbiol 11:518

Transcriptomic plasticity of mesophotic corals among natural populations and transplants of Montastraea cavernosa in the Gulf of Mexico and Belize | article
Studivan MS, Voss JD (2020)
Mol Ecol 29:2399-2415

Populations of the coral species Montastraea cavernosa on the Belize Barrier Reef lack vertical connectivity | article
Eckert RJ, Studivan MS, Voss JD (2019)
Sci Rep 9:7200

Research keywords
Research platform experience
  SCUBA (open-circuit or unspecified)
  Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)
  Snorkeling
  Aquarium-based
  In-situ instrumentation
Photographs (of Michael Studivan)





Research summary (from publications)