Marisa Morse

Before graduate school I worked on invertebrate population dynamics and fisheries off the coast of California. I am interested in the effects that pathogens and parasites have on their fish host populations and how that can influence economic value. In addition, I seek to understand how anthropogenic influences on marine biodiversity can alter the parasitic community. I hope to develop a dissertation examining the correlation between parasite diversity and marine invertebrate fisheries. This research will help focus monitoring efforts and guide management.

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UCSB Marine Science Institute Bldg 520 Rm 4002 Fl 4L Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6150 United States