- Invasive Species
- M.S., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1987
- B.S., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1979
Biography via USGS profile:
"I began my career in Pennsylvania with the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In 1991, I transferred to a U.S. Geological Survey laboratory in Florida to help develop a geographic information system on invasive aquatic species. I have a Bachelors degree and a Masters degree both from The Pennsylvania State University."
Relevant to the biota of the Gulf of Mexico, Amy Benson has published the following:
Benson, A. J., D. C. Marelli, M. E. Frischer, J. M. Danforth, and J. D. Williams. 2001. Establishment of the green mussel, Perna viridis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Mollusca: Mytilidae) on the west coast of Florida. Journal of Shellfish Research 20(1): 21–29.