The Secor lab’s primary interest is how diversity in life history and migration contribute to resilience in exploited species and species of concern. Research spans a gamut of species from forage fishes (menhaden and anchovy) to large estuarine/coastal predators (striped bass, bluefish, bluefin tuna, skates and rays), endangered sturgeons, and Secor's favorite model species, white perch. Research is made relevant through advice to the Chesapeake Bay Program and other state, federal, and international agencies on fisheries stock assessment, climate impacts and ecosystem based fisheries management. Dr. Secor is currently working on a book entitled "Migration Ecology of Marine Fishes" to be published in 2013 by Johns Hopkins University Press.
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