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Kaitlin Harrington


Fisheries Ecology & Enhancement Program

Today's Research for Tomorrow's Oceans


Katie Harrington joined the Center for Fisheries Electronic Monitoring at Mote (CFEMM) in 2022. She applies her skills in R, ArcGIS Pro, and Python to support various marine fisheries conservation projects to decrease bycatch, automate data products, develop hotspot mapping routines, apply artificial intelligence algorithms, review electronic monitoring footage, and obtain biological samples of data deficient species. She is passionate about using data and technology to advance the mission of protecting and restoring fisheries and the communities that depend on them.


M.S. Data Intelligence, University of South Florida (Ongoing)
B.A. Biology, University of Florida

Additional Publications

Lee, M., K. Harrington, C. Neidig, and R. Schloesser. 2023. Electronic Monitoring Documentation of Mutton Snapper (Lutjanus analis) in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Bottom Longline Fishery. SEDAR79-DW-05. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 9 pp. 

Lee, M., C. Neidig, K. Harrington. 2022. Electronic Monitoring Documentation of Gray Snapper (Lutjanus griseus) Catches in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Commercial Reef Fish Bottom Longline Fishery. SEDAR75-WP-04. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 6 pp.