Alessandro Cresci wins best student publication award

3 January 2018 – We are proud to announce that Alessandro Cresci has won the award for best student publication for his article,

Cresci, A., C.B. Paris, C.M.F. Durif, S. Shema, R. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. Browman. 2017. Glass eels (Anguilla anguilla) have a magnetic compass linked to the tidal cycle. Science Advances 3: e1602007, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1602007.

The Best Student Publication (also known as the Millero Prize) is awarded annually to a University of Miami, Rosenstiel School student whose single or first-authored peer-reviewed publication is original and significant enough to merit special recognition as an outstanding publication in Marine and Atmospheric Science. The prize consists of a check in the amount of $1,000 USD and a plaque.

This article was also awarded the best article of 2017 produced by the Institute of Marine Research’s Ecosystem Acoustics Research Group.