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Thesis Defense

Chris Mealey

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the MRRI Auditorium

"A Genetic Assessment of the SCDNR Red Drum Sciaenops ocellatus Stock Enhancement Program and Forecasting the Genetic Influences of Continued Stocking in South Carolina Using an Individual-Based Model"

Defense Chair: Dr. Tanya Darden
Major Advisor: Dr. Mike Denson
Thesis Committee Members: Dr. Allan Strand, Mr. Karl Brenkert, Dr. John Robinson

Mark Lehtonen

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the MRRI Auditorium

"Effects of Hypoxia and Hypercapnic Hypoxia on Oxygen Transport and Acid-Base Status in the Atlantic Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus, During Exercise"

Defense Chair: Dr. Melissa Hughes
Major Advisor: Dr. Lou Burnett
Thesis Committee Members: Dr. Karen Burnett, Dr. Jason Vance, Dr. Darwin Jorgensen