Centre for Marine Biology and Biodiversity

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The CMBB is an interdisciplinary research centre focusing on the challenges of understanding marine biodiversity, unlocking the biotechnological potential of marine organisms and understanding how marine life can cope with environmental change.

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reef Earth & Environmental Sciences
coral Earth & Environmental Sciences
cold water Earth & Environmental Sciences
habitat Earth & Environmental Sciences
deep sea Earth & Environmental Sciences
bacterium Earth & Environmental Sciences
horse Earth & Environmental Sciences
ocean Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1993 2018

Abyssal plain faunal carbon flows remain depressed 26 years after a simulated deep-sea mining disturbance

Stratmann, T., Lins, L., Purser, A., Marcon, Y., Rodrigues, C. F., Ravara, A., Cunha, M. R., Simon-Lledó, E., Jones, D. O. B., Sweetman, A. K., Köser, K. & van Oevelen, D., 6 Jul 2018, In : Biogeosciences. 15, 13, p. 4131-4145 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
abyssal plain

A checklist of marine bryozoan taxa in Scottish sea regions

Rouse, S., Loxton, J., Jones, M. E. S. & Porter, J., 3 Oct 2018, In : ZooKeys. 2018, 787, p. 135–149 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
marine environment
human activity

A cross-species and model comparison of the acute toxicity of nanoparticles used in the pigment and ink industries

Brown, D. M., Johnston, H. J., Gaiser, B. K., Pinna, N., Caputo, G., Culha, M., Kelestemur, S., Altunbek, M., Stone, V., Roy, J. C., Kinross, J. H. & Fernandes, T. F., Jul 2018, In : NanoImpact. 11, p. 20–32 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide


Charles Lyell Award for Environmental Sciences

Heidi Burdett (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Independent Research Fellowship

Sebastian John Hennige (Recipient), 1 Oct 2013

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

tissue culture
climate change

Peter Jones Memorial Award

Heidi Burdett (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2008 2018

Blue carbon in Scottish Coastal Waters

Porter, J. (Speaker)
6 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture

European Conference on Scientific Diving 4

Porter, J. (Organiser)
9 Apr 201813 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Press / Media

Ghost Fishing UK and the Big Scapa Clean Up

Joanne Porter


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Marine Ecology

Mark G. J. Hartl


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other