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Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawaii
41 Ahui Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 539-7319
Fax: (808) 599-4817

Michael Hadfield

Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawaii

Marine Lab Partner

Primary COSEE Affiliation:

Other affiliations:
- Pacific Partnerships

Background with Respect to Ocean Sciences Education:

B.A., M.S. in Zoology, Univ. Washington, graduate emphasis: marine invertebrate zoology; Fulbright fellow, Danish Marine Biological Laboratory; Ph.D., Biological Sciences (Stanford), research done at SU’s Hopkins Marine Station; Specific ocean or education research areas: larval development and recruitment biology of marine invertebrate animals. Grade levels taught: university undergraduates and graduates. Outreach experiences, etc.: Many public lectures, e.g., Waikiki Aquarium program; director of program for Pacific Island students in NSF’s Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental Biology (UMEB) program.

Selected Publications:

1.) Zabin, C. J., J. Zardus, F. B. Pitombo, V. Fread and M. G. Hadfield. 2007. A tale of three seas: consistency of natural history traits in a Caribbean-Atlantic barnacle introduced to Hawaii. Biological Invasions 9(5): 523 - 544. 2.) Pettengill, J. B., D. E. Wendt, M. D. Schug, and M. G. Hadfield. 2007. Biofouling likely serves as a major mode of dispersal for the polychaete tubeworm Hydroides elegans as inferred from microsatellite loci. Biofouling 23: 161 – 169. 3.) Zardus, J. D, B. T. Nedved, C. Tran, Y. Huang and M. G. Hadfield. 2008, Microbial Biofilms Facilitate Adhesion in Biofouling Invertebrates. Biological Bulletin 214: 91–98. 4.) Erickson, P. B. and M. G. Hadfield. 2008. Isolation and characterization of eight polymorphic microsatellite loci in the endangered Hawaiian tree snail Achatinella sowerbyana. Molecular Ecology Resources (doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.02071.x). 5.) Nedved, B. T. and M. G. Hadfield. 2008. Hydroides elegans (Annelida: Polychaeta): a model for biofouling research. Chapter in: Marine and Industrial Biofouling, H.C. Flemming R. Venkatesan, S.P. Murthy, K. Cooksey, Eds. Springer, Berlin (in press).

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