Kirk Gastrich

  Research Biologist, Department of Biological SciencesFlorida International University

 Heithaus Lab Manager, Florida International University

Kirk organizes and leads sampling trips for Global FinPrint in the Western Atlantic and Pacific Ocean regions. His work takes him around the globe to study community ecology and predator/prey interactions of marine and estuarine megafauna, including elasmobranchs, marine mammals and aquatic reptiles. His research also includes studies of muscle biochemistry, physiology and swimming performance of fishes.