Field Work and Expeditions

Urchins and crabs together!

These are all of the major expeditions and sampling trips associated with the project.

In August 2017, Laetitia Wilkins went down to Panama to help with some fieldwork, learn how to do urchin dissections and get the lay of the land.

In October 2017, Jarrod Scott, Matt Leray (and several others) went on an expedition to Isla de Coiba to collect samples and data for several project, including this one.

Collection site

In Jan/Feb 2018, Laetitita Wilkins and David Coil went down to Panama to collect urchins and porcelain crabs from both oceans and to culture bacterial isolates from the samples.