I’ve conducted a variety of research projects in the past, at a number of locations around the world and with an extensive list of collaborators.  Some of these projects and links to their description are listed below.

North Atlantic

  • Sand tiger shark essential habitat and conservation along US East Coast
  • Mako shark feeding habits in the Western North Atlantic
  • Delaware Bay nursery area for sandbar sharks
  • Blue shark movements and migrations in the Western North Atlantic


  • Use of a mesophotic reef by three species of sharks in the US Virgin Islands
  • Stingray movements at a wildlife interaction site in the Cayman Islands
  • Health assessment of the world’s most valuable stingrays, Cayman Islands

South America

  • Habitat use of lemon sharks in a nursery at Atol das Rocas, Brazil
  • Movement patterns of juvenile Caribbean reef sharks at Fernando de Noronha, Brazil


  • Movements of tiger sharks at French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
  • Use of coral reef habitat by sharks and jacks at Midway, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
  • Use of coastal waters by tiger sharks off Oahu, Hawai’i
  • Use of a marine protected area, Moku O’Lo’e by reef fishes, Oahu, Hawai’i
  • Movements of mako sharks tagged of New Zealand
  • Satellite tracking of tiger sharks off Western Australia
  • Biochemical and physiological aspects of buoyancy in deep-sea sharks from New Zealand