Azure Cygler

  • Coastal Research Associate, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Extension Specialist, RI Sea Grant
  • Phone: 401-874-6197
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  • Office Location: URI Bay Campus
    220 South Ferry Rd.
    Marine Resources Building


Azure Dee Cygler joined the Coastal Resources Center & Rhode Island Sea Grant in 2012 as their Fisheries & Aquaculture Extension Specialist. Azure has a master’s in marine affairs from the University of Rhode Island, where her graduate work focused on measuring the well-being of commercial fishermen in three New England ports and how management measures have impacted their decision-making and conservation ethics. Prior to her graduate work, she was with the School for Marine Science and Technology in Massachusetts, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole, Mass., and has fished commercially in the U.S. and abroad. She lives in Narragansett and is involved in the coastal community.