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[Jul 2020] Fayeeja is working on her summer project with us!

Fayeeja, as part of HKU’s Summer Research Fellowship programme, is working on determining the thermal tolerance of a group of intertidal gastropods from the family Littorinidae, with particular focus on two mangrove snails: Littoraria melanostoma and Littoraria ardouiniana. The project will hopefully extend to also include two rocky shore species: Echinolittorina malaccana and Littoraria articulata from the same family, in order to investigate how individual thermal physiology enables species from this family to persist on thermally stressful tropical shores.

Fayeeja collecting snails for her experiments


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