How I Work Open: Nicole Baker

By Nicole Baker, Research Scientist, School of Aquatic and Fisheries Science at the University of Washington

How would you describe your research?

I currently work as a research scientist in a fisheries lab, where I support data collection efforts for a variety of questions about global fisheries. I did my Master’s thesis in Puerto Rico on the status of the conch fishery there. Conch is eaten by a lot of people in the Caribbean, so it’s important to do periodic underwater surveys of things like conch size and number to get a sense of how well the population is doing.

Read more at https://blogs.uw.edu/openpub/2018/02/26/how-i-work-open-nicole-baker/