Cody Engelsma is a coral reproduction technician at IC2R3 in Summerland Key Florida. He began as an intern in the Coral Restoration Program in 2018. His position is to support Mote’s coral sexual propagation activities, which include assisting with coral spawning, overseeing fertilization and larval settlement, and finally the rearing of the coral recruits.
Bachelors degree in Biology, Palm Beach Atlantic University, 2018
We're celebrating a scientific breakthrough!
For the first time, massive corals restored to Florida's Coral Reef are ready to become parents in the wild—a major success for Mote Marine Laboratory's scientific coral restoration efforts. Video announcement from Mote's President & CEO, Dr. Michael P. Crosby: