Laurel Lam

Former Moss Landing Marine Labs MARINE Student Liaison

Specialties: Ocean Education

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Laurel is a Masters student Dr. Scott Hamilton's Ichthyology Lab at Moss Landing Marine Labs and is interested in the top-down effects of fishing pressures on fish communities, fisheries conservation and policy, and life history and genetic variations of fish over large spatial scales. Laurel thesis at MLML works towards improving stock assessment of Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) using habitat specific life history assessments along the Northeast Pacific Coast for better Lingcod fishery management practices. Laurel is also interested in promoting marine science outreach and communication to students and schools in her community. Laurel is originally from southern California, and received her B.S. in Aquatic Biology at UC Santa Barbara.