Julia joined the MGL as a post-bachelorette student in 2016 and began her thesis work in Fall 2017. Her research is focused on understanding connectivity and population structure of Gafftopsail catfish (Bagre marinus) in the Gulf of Mexico.
Julia graduated in 2011 with a BFA from Texas State University and spent the next 5 years working in the education field in Austin, TX, preparing high school juniors and seniors for college. During this time, she volunteered with several different conservation/management organizations, including Bat Conservation International and Texas Parks and Wildlife. She also currently works as a collections assistant in the TAMU-CC Fish Systematics and Conservation lab under Dr. Frank Pezold.
1. Connectivity and population structure of Gafftopsail catfish (Bagre marinus) in the Gulf of Mexico.
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