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E. John Anderson

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Institution(s) / Organization(s):
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL), University of Southern Mississippi (USM)
Center for Fisheries Research and Development

John Anderson is a Research Associate for the Center for Fisheries Research and Development at the University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL). John has over 15 years of experience working in several different fields ranging from water quality to coastal geomorphology to fisheries monitoring projects using a variety of gears. Most notably, he is the project lead for Mississippi’s Inter-jurisdictional Sampling Program, a fisheries assessment and monitoring project started in 1974. He started his M.S. work part-time at the GCRL in 2004, completing his advanced degree in coastal science in 2009. John was awarded the Who’s Who among Students in American Colleges and Universities in recognition of outstanding merit and accomplishments at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2009.

In addition, John is a Field Watch Leader for Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP) offshore trawl surveys and currently is a member of the SEAMAP Gulf Sub-Committee Data Coordinating Work Group. He is also a member of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute and the American Fisheries Society, Mississippi Chapter. At GCRL, John also serves as the boat operations manager for the Center for Fisheries Research and Development.

M.S., Department of Coastal Science, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, U.S.A., Dec. 2009

B.S., Wildlife & Fisheries, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, U.S.A., May 1995

Area of Expertise / Interest:
Early life history, Ichthylogy, Taxonomy; Ecology; Fisheries; Environmental Science

Preferred Language:   English

Mailing Address:
Center for Fisheries Research & Development
USM Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
703 East Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Telephone: +1 228-872-4250
Fax: +1 228-818-8832

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Keywords:   Kingfish, Menticirrhus, Early life history

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