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Mike Heithaus

Mike Heithaus

FCE Site Role
Project Collaborator

Florida International University

Factors influencing behavioral decisions of animals, particularly large marine taxa including marine mammals, sharks and sea turtles, and how they may in turn influence behavioral decisions of other individuals and species, population dynamics, and community structure; Importance of consumers in transporting nutrients within the Florida Coastal Everglades

FCE Working groups
Consumers, Consumer-Mediated Nutrient Transport

  • Contact
    • Mailing address:
    • Marine Biology Program
    • Florida International University
    • Biscayne Bay Campus
    • North Miami, FL 33181
  • Recent FCE Presentations

    Paz, V.A., J.J. Kiszka, M.R. Heithaus, K.R. Gastrich, A. Beal, J.M. Eirin-Lopez, B.A. Strickland, M. Sabando, and R. Schinbeckler. 2022. Spatial variation in trophic interactions of bottlenose dolphins in estuarine habitats of the Florida Coastal Everglades. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2022, Montreal, Canada, August 15, 2022.

    Flood, P.J., B.A. Strickland, J. Kline, M.R. Heithaus, and J.C. Trexler. 2021. Alligator-engineered impacts on consumer nutrient dynamics and isotopic niche. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2021, Virtual, August 2, 2021 - August 6, 2021.

    Garcia Barcia, L., M. Borbolla, K.R. Gastrich, V. Hagan, J. Morris, H. Moncrief-Cox, Y. Lorenzo, B.A. Strickland, P. Matich, D.D. Chapman, and M.R. Heithaus. 2021. Growth, habitat use and movement patterns as drivers of mercury and methylmercury tissue concentrations of Bull Sharks. American Elasmobranch Society Conference , Virtual, July 21, 2021.