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Ecosystems and Aquaculture Division

We study the interactions between the environment and marine biota, promote sustainable wild-caught and cultivated fisheries, and conserve protected species in the Northeast Continental Shelf ecosystem, nationally and internationally.

Contact Directory List

New England/Mid-Atlantic

Beth Phelan, Ph.D.

Chief, Fisheries Ecology Branch - Acting Chief, Habitat Ecology Branch
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-3079
Cell: (732) 718-9089
Fax: (732) 872-3088
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Lisa Milke, Ph.D.

Acting Chief, Ecosystems & Aquaculture Division
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Michael Acquafredda, PhD (he/him)

Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Research Council
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (302) 648-6155
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Delan Boyce

Fisheries Biologist (Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Domenick Capomolla

Supervisor, Facilities Management Specialist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6512
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Chris Chambers

Research Fishery Biologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-3075
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Paul Clark

Biological Sciences Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6542
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Ashok Deshpande, Ph.D.

Research Chemist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-3043
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Mark S. Dixon

Biological Science Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6564
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Michael Dobiesz

Marine Biology Laboratory technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Sylvia Feeney

Secretary to the Director
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6509
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Lisa Guy

Curator, Milford Microalgal Culture Collection
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Ehren Habeck

Senior Biological Research Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-3129
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Tamara Holzwarth-Davis

Physical Science Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Kimberly Hyde, Ph.D.

Operations Research Analyst
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (401) 782-3226
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Kristen Jabanoski

Science Communications Specialist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Amanda Jacobsen

she/her
Biological Science Technician I (Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (401) 646-2169
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Yuan Liu, Ph.D.

Biologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6547
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Veronica Malabanan Lucchese

Fisheries and Aquaculture Outreach and Communications Specialist (Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (848) 863-5915
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Katey Marancik

Research Fishery Biologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Clyde L. Mckenzie, Jr.

Fishery Research Biologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-3019
Cell: (908) 705-7200
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Renee Mercaldo-Allen

Research Fishery Biologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6549
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Shannon L. Meseck, PhD.

Research Chemist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6531
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Dave Packer

Marine Ecologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-3044
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Audy Peoples

Fishery Biologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Jeff Pessutti

Physical Science Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-3111
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Ann Petersen

Fisheries Biologist III
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (508) 314-3365
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Gillian Phillips

Biological Technician and Deckhand
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6546
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Peter Plantamura

Marine Equipment Specialist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Matthew Poach, Ph.D.

Research Chemist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882.6520
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Dylan H. Redman

Research Fishery Biological Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6518
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Julie M. Rose, Ph.D.

Research Ecologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6544
New England/Mid-Atlantic

John Rosendale

Marine Biological Laboratory Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-3079
New England/Mid-Atlantic

George Sennefelder

Research Chemist and Lab Safety Officer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6548
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Beth Sharack

Chemist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-3062
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Katyanne Shoemaker, Ph.D.

She/her
Research Ecologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Barry C. Smith

Microbiologist and NOAA Diving Supervisor
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6589
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Sheila Stiles, Ph.D.

Research Geneticist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6524
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Richards Chizhuthanickel Sunny

he/him/his
Ocean Engineer (Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Cell: (979) 985 0048
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Chris Taylor

Fishery Biologist II (Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Karen Tougas

Administrative Support, Narragansett Laboratory
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (401) 782-3310
New England/Mid-Atlantic

David Veilleux

Biological Science Laboratory Technician and Shellfish Hatchery Manager
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6516
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Harvey J. Walsh

Research Fishery Biologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Patricia Widman

Administrative Assistant
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6541
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Daniel Wieczorek

Biological Sciences Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-3079
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Gary Wikfors, Ph.D.

Chief, Aquaculture Sustainability Branch
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Michael Jones

IT Specialist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Paula Fratantoni, Ph.D.

Chief, Oceans & Climate Branch
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Michael Patrick Rhode

Video & Image Analyst
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (803) 405-3066
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Sally Ehlers

she/her
Fisheries Seasonal Technical Assistant (Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Matthew Bowden

Environmental Engineer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Meghana P. Parikh, VMD, MPH

Research Veterinary Medical Officer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Katie McFarland, Ph.D.

Shellfish Biologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Genevieve Bernatchez

Physical Science Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Jerome Prezioso

Oceanographer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Elisabeth Broughton

Physical Science Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

David Richardson, Ph.D.

Research Fishery Biologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Cristina Bascuñán

Physical Science Technician
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

D. Christopher Melrose, Ph.D.

Research Oceanographer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (401) 782-3350
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Diane Kapareiko

she/her
Microbiologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (203) 882-6539
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Sam Gurr, PhD.

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Kathryn Anne Lionetti

she/her
Administrative Support Assistant (Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (732) 872-0202
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Rachel Fontana, Ph.D.

she/her/hers
Acting Chief, Aquaculture Systems and Ecology Branch
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (301) 713-7310