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Details of Dr. Rachel T. Graham   


Gender female
Job title Conservation Scientist
Department Ocean Giants/Global Marine Program
Wildlife Conservation Society ( WCS)
2300 Southern Boulevard Bronx NY 10460
PO Box 37, Punta Gorda
Tel +501 722 0063
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Region Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, Indian Ocean, Eastern Pacific
Working languages English, French, Spanish
Skills/Expertise Fisheries surveys;community based assessments of fisheries resources; telemetry based tracking (acoustic and satellite); condrichthyan and finfish population assessments; education and outreach programmes; research and conservation program development and implementation; capacity building.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Rachel GRAHAM)

Graham, R. T., R. Carcamo, K. L. Rhodes, C. M. Roberts, and N. Requena. (2008). Historical and contemporary evidence of a mutton snapper (Lutjanus analis Cuvier, 1828) spawning aggregation fishery in decline. Coral Reefs. 27:311-319.
Graham, R. T. and C. M. Roberts. (2007) Assessing the size, growth and structure of a seasonal population of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus Smith 1828) using conventional tagging and photo identification. Fisheries Research 84:71-80.
Graham R.T. (2007) Whale sharks of the Western Caribbean: an overview of current research and conservation efforts and future needs for effective management of the species. Gulf and Caribbean Research 19(2): 149-159
Graham R. T. and D. W. Castellanos. (2005). Courtship and spawning behaviours of carangid species in Belize. Fishery Bulletin 103:426-432.
Graham R. T., C. M. Roberts and J. C. R. Smart (2005) Diving behaviour of whale sharks in relation to a predictable food pulse. Royal Society Interface 3 (6):109-116
Heyman, W. D, Graham R. T., Kjerfve, B. and R. E. Johannes (2001). Whale sharks Rhincodon typus aggregate to feed on fish spawn in Belize. Marine Ecology Progress Series 215:275-282.
Graham, R.T., K.L. Rhodes and D. Castellanos. Characterization of the goliath grouper (Epinephelus itajara) (Lichtenstein, 1822) fishery of southern Belize for conservation planning. Endangered Species Research. In Press.
Evers, D.C., R.T. Graham, C. Perkins, R. Michener, and T. Divoll. Mercury concentrations in the goliath grouper of Belize: Is this an anthropogenic stressor of concern? Endangered Species Research.

Created: 2009-06-15 Last Updated: 2009-06-15