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Katie samples for Global FinPrint in the Western Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. She is interested in the ecological importance of stingrays, ray movements, and how both topics relate to conservation. Thanks to the support and data from Global FinPrint, she worked with the Belize Fisheries Department to create the world’s first ray sanctuary, protecting all ray species in Belize waters.


  • M.A. Marine Conservation & Policy, Stony Brook University, New York
  • B.A. Anthropology, St. Thomas University, Canada