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A Shore Thing

Posted on Apr 3, 2018 by in The OFI Blog |


Front to back: SERC interns Claire Mueller and Michelle Edwards, and SERC postdoctoral fellow Dr. Chuck Bangley, explore windy Fort Pierce, FL. Photo courtesy of Claire Mueller.

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) Communications/Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) Fish & Invertebrate Lab Intern Claire Mueller took a 2017 winter trip to sunny Fort Pierce, FL. There, she researched bull sharks and cownose rays with the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University.

Shark tagging, left to right: team Claire Mueller, Michelle Edwards, Dr. Matt Ajemian, Dr. Matt Ogburn, Dr. Mike McCallister, Dr. Chuck Bangley and Dr. Christian Jones at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Center. Photo courtesy of Claire Mueller.

Claire recently published an article about her research trip inĀ Shorelines: Life and Science at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.

To read Claire’s article, click here .