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Canty, Steven

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center staff

Steve Canty is a marine biologist at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), where he coordinates the Marine Conservation Program. He is also the Seascapes lead of Working Land and Seascapes network, a pan-institutional initiative. His research supports the management of marine ecosystems and the sustainable use of small-scale fisheries in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a particular focus in the Mesoamerican reef region. Steve combines a range of research techniques, including genetic analyses, in-situ monitoring, habitat mapping, and morphometric analyses, to gain a greater understanding of the ecosystems to support evidence-based management decision-making and marine reserve design.

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