Intertidal ecology, herbivore-autotroph interactions, behaviour and ecophysiology of intertidal species, especially molluscs.
Aquatic toxicology and ecophysiology, ecological risk assessment and quantitative ecology.
Ichthyology, fisheries management and conservation of reef fishes, reproductive biology of fishes especially in respect of hermaphroditism.
Coral Reef Ecology, Stable Isotope Ecology, Evolution & Extinction of Symbiosis, Global Change, Marine Pollution, Conservation Forensics.
Mangrove ecology and conservation, crabs-trees interactions in mangrove systems, behavioural ecology of intertidal crabs, evolutionary biology of intertidal and terrestrial crabs.
Evolutionary ecology, Eco-physiology, Functional and comparative genomics, Quantitative genetics, Climate change biology
Climate, Marine geochemical cycles, Paleoceanography, Plastic pollution, Microplastics, Radiogenic isotopes, Element traces, Chemical oceanography, biogeochemistry and paleoceanography, in order to understand the impact of human on the marine environment and climate.
1) Pollution in coastal marine environment and particularly on the importance and dynamics of plastic pollution;
2) Climate variability using paleo environmental reconstruction with a focus on the high latitudes.
Marine Ecology (particularly subtidal), Climate Change and Nutrient Pollution impacts in marine ecosystems, herbivore and algal ecophysiology, Ecosystem Phase-shifts, Sustainable Aquaculture Production.
Ecological genomics, transcriptomics & epigenomics of adaptation, response to environmental change, transgenerational inheritance, and environmental effects on behaviour and the brain in marine organisms.
Ocean acidification; Environmental proteomics; Biofouling: Larval Biology; Oyster Fishery and Aquaculture; and Ecological and economic consequences of larval exposure to environmental stressors.