Elizabeth is employed by the Chicago Zoological Society, based at Mote Marine Laboratory, as part of a partnership to engage in dolphin research, education, and conservation action. Her research interests include foraging ecology, population and community dynamics, and the ecological effects of hazardous algal blooms (HABs) on marine vertebrates. Since 2004, her work has focused mainly on quantifying the abundance and distribution of prey available for resident bottlenose dolphins in Sarasota Bay, Florida.
M.S. Biology, University of Florida B.S. Biology, Grand Valley State University
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.)