NSUWorks Thesis of Aarin Conrad Allen Masters of Science

Aarin Conrad, Allen, Aarin Allen, Marine Biology, Marine Biology, Robert Bonde
University of Akron for confirmation of algal species found. Thanks to Dr. James Powell for allowing me the opportunity to attend manatee health assessments in Belize, initiating a chance to study this unique subspecies. Additional thanks to Jamal Galves and Nicole Auil Gomez for assistance on collection and preservation of samples in Belize. I am appreciative of all of the professors and fellow students at NSU -Oceanographic Center who taught me and encouraged me along my journey. Special
more » ... s to the late Dr. Ed Keith, the reason behind my attending NSU. His dedication to all of us at the Oceanographic Center who have the desire to study marine mammals is one that I can only hope to emulate. Diet of the Antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus) in Belize,