|Title:||Assistant Professor, Marine Biology|
|Office:||Coastal Science Center (CSCC), Room 151H|
Recent surveys of sharks along the southeast coast have shown declines in several species, e.g. sandbar and dusky sharks. These and other sharks inhabit coastal waters and/or estuaries, and may use the latter as nurseries. We are undertaking a long-term long-line study: to survey the sharks of Winyah Bay, North Inlet, and nearby waters; to determine which sharks use the Bay as a nursery; and to understand habitat selection by selected species in the Bay.
Ph.D., 1986, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
M.S., 1981, College of Charleston
B.S., 1978, College of Charleston