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The Linnaeus Centre for Marine Evolutionary Biology

Snails evolving into new species on the sea shore

Take a look at this pedagogic and educational youtube film about Littorina-snails and evolution, based on many years of research by Kerstin Johannesson and other Littorina enthusiasts.

The film is produced by Science Animated

The Linnaeus Centre for Marine Evolutionary Biology, CeMEB, brings together a broad expertise from different disciplines. We focus on evolutionary processes and mechanisms in marine species and populations. A main goal is to increase our understanding of how marine organisms adapt to new environmental conditions, for example changing sea water pH, temperature and salinity.

We started in July 2008, when we were selected for a ten year Linnaeus grant awarded by the Swedish Research Councils.

Follow Marine Evolution hosted by CeMEB on









17 April, Dissertation, 10.00 - 14.00
Botanhuset, CarlSkottbergs gata 22 B, Gothenburg and on-line

"Reproductive traits in euryhaline gobies - insights into physiology, adaptations and biological invasions"

Leon Green, Department of Biological and Environamental
Opponent: Professor Sigal Balshine, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University

10-11 June
CeMEB and beyond, CeMEB Assembly, Tjärnö

12-15 October
Marine Evolution 2, Algarve, Portugal

2-4 November
Evolution of species ranges, CeMEB Assembly, Tjärnö



For stakeholders, community and schools



Contact info to everyone working at the centre

Genetic resources


The IMAGO Marine Genome projects



See our latest results here!


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