James Javaruski

James Javaruski

Staff Chemist

James received his B.S. in Marine Science and his M.S. in Environmental Science from Florida Gulf Coast University, joining Mote Marine Laboratory as a Staff Chemist for the Ecotoxicology research program soon after. His interests range from studying the fate of red tide toxins in southwest Florida ecosystems to pesticide runoff. As an AAUS-certified scientific diver, he especially enjoys any research project that gets him underwater.


B.S., M.S., Florida Gulf Coast University


Javaruski, J., Adhikari, P.L., Muller, J., Parsons, M.L., 2022. Preservation of brevetoxins in Southwest Florida coastal sediments. Harmful Algae 114, 102222.