M. Kimberly Lowe, PhD
A marine ecologist, specializing in fish population dynamics (PhD Zoology, University of California at Berkeley), Lowe has been with PIFSC since September 2008. Prior to that, she worked almost 20 years as a contractor with the Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, most of it coordinating an inshore fisheries monitoring and assessment program called the “Main Hawaiian Islands Marine Resources Investigation”. Lowe came to Hawaii in 1989, as an NSF research associate at the Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Honolulu Laboratory (now PIFSC), after working for eight years leading shrimp and finfish monitoring in the southern Gulf of Mexico with the Instituto Nacional de la Pesca (Mexican federal fisheries agency). Recently focused on marine GIS, territorial and cruise operations support.