Research

KL4-Mike-ScubaResearch in the Heithaus lab is focused on understanding the ecological importance of large predators, especially in the ocean, and the consequences of human-induced declines in their populations. Mike is best-known for his work on sharks – which has included studies on their wider ecosystems (including potential prey like marine mammals and sea turtles) – and the importance of behavioral responses of prey to predators in structuring ecosystems (the ecology of fear).

Sharks and Rays

Sharks and Rays

Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

Everglades Predators

Whales and Dolphins

Heithaus Lab

Publications

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