Aquarium

Matt Seguin

Matt Seguin

Curator of Husbandry and Records

Matt Seguin joined the Aquarium at Mote Marine Laboratory in June 2008. His primary duty is overseeing the health/husbandry of the fish and invertebrate collection. Matt works closely with the veterinary staff to maintain biosecurity within the aquarium, ensuring that all animals go through proper quarantine treatments before being added to the collection. He also serves as the registrar for the aquarium, securing proper permits and maintaining accurate physical and digital records of the animals in the collection. Outside of Mote, Matt is an Adjunct Professor at the Ringling College of Art and Design, teaching Environmental Science. He also volunteers as the webmaster for the Regional Aquatics Workshop website (rawconference.org).

Education

BS with High Honors in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation and a minor in Zoology, University of Florida MS in Biology, University of Central Florida

Publications

Seguin, M, et.al.  Reaching out for Enrichment. The Shape of Enrichment. Issue 4, November 2000.

Awards & Honors

Diseases of Warmwater Fish Workshop (June 2006), University of Florida Extension IFAS, Ruskin and St Augustine, FL. Rescue (PADI) and Master (NAUI and CMAS) level Scuba Certifications