Joey Mandara is a Aquarium biologist technician for the Mote Tropical Research Laboratory in Summerland Key Florida. He started with Mote in 2014, working at the Eco-Discovery Center in Key West as well as the land based coral nursery in Summerland Key. Currently he is full-time in Summerland caring and outplanting multiple stony coral species used in the “reskinning” coral restoration project. He also takes part in rearing coral larvae during the annual spawning.
2013 B.S. in Biology, Specialization in Environmental Biology, Delaware Valley University
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