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Newest Team Member: Heather

Heather is the newest addition to our Perciformes team. She attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in natural resource conservation. After graduation, Heather was a part of the aquaculture team at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory where she cultured spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus), red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus), and tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis). Her experience in the culture of tropical marine finfish as well as knowledge of aquaculture system construction brings a unique skill set to the Perciformes team.