Staff Profile
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Biography

Education: MS from Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in Invertebrate Zoology and Molecular Ecology (2013).  Focused on invasions in marine fouling communities and what allows some communities to be more invaded than others. BS from University of Florida in Biological Sciences (2010).

Research interests: Invasion ecology, marine biodiversity, and ecosystem functioning.

SERC project:  Fouling surveys in CA and beyond, Polychaetae taxonomy, and European Green Crab monitoring in CA.