Field of Focus
  • Fisheries
  • Coastal Development
  • Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Overfishing and Bycatch
  • Biological Oceanography
Area of Expertise
Offshore Aquaculture; Seafood Quality; HACCP Seafood Safety; Bay/Estuarine Systems
  • B.S. University of Florida, FL, USA, 1964
  • Ph.D. Florida State University, FL, USA, 1971

Environmental Quality Specialist

Topics: Quality control on commercial shrimp vessels; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) based seafood processing; offshore net pen aquaculture utilizing oil/gas platforms; retail seafood display procedures; estuarine environmental quality; youth education.

Current Projects:

  • Provide training to offshore shrimp trawler crews to minimize product defects.
  • Teach HACCP based food safety course to seafood processors. 
  • Develop curriculum for the Floating Classroom Program.