Christina started at Mote as an intern in 2016 with the Manatee Research Program and was hired in 2017. Her focus is on the photo ID and distribution studies of manatees in southwest Florida. She has participated in boat based and land based surveys, aerial surveys, as well as genetic sampling.
B.S. Biology, University of South Florida
Mote Aquarium hours will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, closing at 1 p.m. due to anticipated traffic from Friday-evening road closures announced by the Town of Longboat Key.
(Normal hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., resume Saturday, Feb. 29.)