First Name   Anna
     
Last Name   Metaxas
     
University or Association   Dalhousie University
     
City, State   Halifax , NS
   
Position Professor, Department of Oceanography
   
Insitution of Highest Degree Dalhousie University; Ph.D.
   
Email
   
Phone   work 902.494.3021
   
Expertise Sector Living Marine Resources
   
Area of Expertise Benthic Communities
   
Other Expertise Biodiversity; Hydrothermal Vents; Invasive Species; Ocean Observing Systems; Volcanoes and Mid-Ocean Ridges
   
Language Fluency (Other than English)
   
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Expertise Profile

 Dr. Metaxas’ research interests include the larval ecology of marine benthic invertebrates, such as invasive species, factors influencing survival and dispersal including fertilization biology, dietary conditioning, food patchiness, swimming behaviour, flow and turbulence. She investigates larval production, dispersal and recruitment of invertebrates at hydrothermal vents and other deep-sea habitats. This deep sea research also involves the structure of macro- and megabenthos associated with assemblages of deep sea corals.


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