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Johanna L. K. Wren, PhD

Research Ecologist
Ecosystem Sciences Division
Pelagic Research Program
North Pacific pelagic ecosystems
Office: (808) 725-5345
Email: johanna.wren@noaa.gov

Johanna L. K. Wren, PhD

Research Ecologist

Research Areas

Larval Dispersal and Population Connectivity

Modeling larval dispersal to better understand species connectivity in the waters around the Hawaiian Islands and in the North Pacific.

Bigeye Tuna Ecology

Point of contact for the Bigeye Tuna Initiative, a cross-divisional initiative that conducts research to support ecosystem based fisheries management.

Pelagic Fisheries

Investigating spatial and temporal changes in the Hawai'i longline fishery to gain understanding of ecosystem and fisheries dynamics.


Dr. Johanna Wren in Google Scholar


Ph.D., Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa

B.S., Marine Biology, Hawaii Pacific University