Andrea Kroetz, Ph.D.
Andrea Kroetz is a NOAA Affiliate of the Southeast Fisheries Science Center through the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) located at the University of Miami. She has over 14 years of experience researching elasmobranch (eg. sharks, rays) and teleost (eg. sturgeon) ecology. Her current research focuses on conservation and management of elasmobranch and fish populations (including Threatened and Endangered species), movement ecology of highly migratory and ESA listed species, and trophic ecology of Gulf of Mexico fishes. As a member of the Highly Migratory Species (HMS) branch, she provides data and analyses used in stock assessments for HMS species, including coastal and pelagic sharks.