Research fisheries biologist Leah Zacher

Leah Zacher

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Research Biologist
Alaskan Red King Crab
Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering Division
Phone: (907) 481-1730
Email: leah.zacher@noaa.gov

Leah Zacher

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Research Biologist

Leah Zacher is a research fisheries biologist with Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s Shellfish Assessment Program in Kodiak, Alaska.  She conducts research to support sustainable management of Alaskan crab species, with an emphasis on crab movement and distribution patterns.  Leah recently completed her Ph.D. in Marine Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, studying king crab distributions and parasites.  She enjoys spending as much time as possible outside, exploring the marvels of nature and teaching others about these wonders.