Author: Danielle Verna

Danielle Verna

Danielle Verna was a Pre-Doctoral Fellow with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center’s Marine Invasions Laboratory where she carried out a research project titled “US energy exports drive shipping behavior and biological invasion dynamics.” She is currently a PhD Candidate at Portland State University and a Research Associate at Alaska Pacific University.

The author lowers a net into a topside ballast water tank to sample marine plankton and zooplankton.
Credit: K. Holzer