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Catherine Fitzgerald

Research Staff

Catherine Fitzgerald

Graduate Research Assistant
Research Staff
Catherine Fitzgerald
Graduate Research Assistant
Horn Point Laboratory

Bio

II have lived in Maryland my whole life, fishing in its tributaries and fascinated by the complexity of the Chesapeake as a living estuary. I want to help further our understanding of that complexity in the Chesapeake and in marine systems in general; that understanding can help us figure out how to best balance our interests as a society with our interests as beings who are part of the global environment. I am a Master’s student currently investigating the ecological interactions between Choptank larval fish, their zooplankton prey (tiny drifting animals), and their collective environment.

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