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Northeast Cooperative Research Branch Staff

Cooperative research is the partnership between the fishing industry and the science community. We work together to improve our understanding of ocean ecosystems and support sustainable fisheries management.

Contact Directory List

New England/Mid-Atlantic

Anna Mercer, Ph.D.

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Cooperative Research Branch Chief, Narragansett Laboratory Director
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (401) 782-3337
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Katie Burchard

Operations Specialist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (508) 299-9587
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Ben Church

Field Biologist (NOAA Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (508) 495-2055
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Emma Fowler

Field Biologist (NOAA Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (401) 646-2902
Cell: (860) 806-8455
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Giovanni Gianesin

Field and Communications Specialist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (508) 495-2308
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Andrew (Andy) Jones, Ph.D.

Fisheries Biologist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (508) 524-3089
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Meghna Marjadi, Ph.D.

CINAR Postdoctoral Fellow
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

George Maynard, Ph.D.

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

Dave McElroy, Ph.D.

Fisheries Research Analyst
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (508) 495-2249
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Mary Kate Munley

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

Lindsey Noel Nelson

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Fisheries Biologist, Affiliate
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (401)646-4885
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Julie Nieland

Fishery Biologist (NOAA Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (508) 495-2006
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Jeff Pessutti

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

Sarah Salois, Ph.D.

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

Gina Scott

Longfin Squid Biological Technician (Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (704) 617-8411
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Thomas Swiader

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

Katie Viducic

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Fisheries Biologist (Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (401) 646-9122
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Jacob Wilson

Field Technician (NOAA Affiliate)
Northeast Fisheries Science Center