UCF Biology

F. Snelson

  • Professor Emeritus

Research Area(s): Systematics, ecology, and evolution of both freshwater and marine fishes with emphasis on the southeastern United States.

Biography

Emeritus Professor Snelson specializes in ichthyology. His primary interests are in the systematics, ecology, and evolution of both freshwater and marine fishes with emphasis on the southeastern United States. Projects of the Snelson lab include: the reproductive biology and ecology of rays; habits and movements of juvenile sharks in nursery zones, and biodiversity of marine fishes in the Florida Keys.

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