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Ocean Expert Exchange: Invasive Species of Florida Waters - Lionfish Invasion!
Dr. Katherine Galloway shares her research on lionfish biology and the mechanics of their spines, and how this has led to their success as an invasive species in the Western Atlantic and Caribbean.

May 6, 2021 01:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Katherine Galloway
Instructor of Biological Sciences @Nicholls State University
Dr. Katherine Galloway is an Instructor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Nicholls State University. Her area of expertise is functional morphology and biomechanics of fishes, with an emphasis on puncture systems. In addition to her lionfish research, she has conducted research on lingcod at the University of Washington, elongated fishes at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and sharks! She studied abroad in Australia as an undergrad, where she became interested in invasive species when she helped with invasive algae research. Kate completed her masters degree while completing her Ph.D. at Florida Atlantic University. She is a strong advocate for women in science and mentored 5 female undergraduates during her PhD, publishing a manuscript with one student.