• B.S. in Marine Science, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A.
  • A.A.S. in Applied Marine Biology and Oceanography, Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute, South Portland, Maine, U.S.A

Debbie A. Ingrao was a Senior Biologist in the Benthic Ecology Program at Mote Marine Laboratory. She was an invertebrate taxonomist, specializing in mollusks. She monitored the spread of the invasive green mussel, Perna viridis.

Relevant to the biota of the Gulf of Mexico, Debbie has published the following:

Ingrao, D. A., P. M. Mikkelsen and D. W. Hicks. 2001. Another introduced marine mussel in the Gulf of Mexico: the Indo Pacific green mussel, Perna viridis (Linnaeus, 1758) in Tampa Bay, Florida Journal of Shellfish Research 20: 13–19.

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