Derek Scolaro

Class of 2014

  • Title Class of 2014

Derek is from Everett and he majored in Marine Science and minored in Biology at BU. He spent two and a half years in the Buston and Atema labs, as a volunteer, as a UROP student and working toward his honors thesis. While in the labs, Derek completed a project investigating swimming speed of larval neon gobies. Derek Graduated from BU in May 2014 and went on to work at Mass General Hospital as a Research Animal Specialist.

Honors Thesis

Scolaro, C. 2014. Development of swimming behavior in the larvae of the neon goby Elacatinus colini.

Lab Publications

Majoris, J. D, Catalano, K. U, Scolaro, D. U, Atema, J. & Buston, P. (2019) Ontogeny of larval swimming abilities in three species of coral reef fishes and a hypothesis for their impact on the spatial scale of dispersal. Marine Biology 169: 159.

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