Sharks4Kids Presents: Deep Sea Sharks of the Twilight Zone
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Dr. Dean Grubbs is a fish ecologist with interests in the biology of exploited and poorly studied estuarine and marine taxa. Dean is currently Research Faculty III and the Associate Director of Research at Florida State University’s Coastal and Marine Lab where he mentors graduate and undergraduate students and maintains and active research program on the ecology of deepwater and coastal fishes. He received bachelor’s degrees in Marine Science and Biology from the University of Miami and a doctoral degree in Fisheries Science from the College of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Dean was a post-doctoral researcher and faculty member at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology before moving to Florida State University in 2007. He is a member of the IUCN Shark Specialist Group, the NOAA Office of Protected Resources’ Smalltooth Sawfish Recovery Team, and NOAA’s SEDAR Advisory Panel for Highly Migratory Species. Dean’s research has been featured in many television documentaries.