David Norris

Job Title:
Research Technician I
HRI 302
(361) 825-2014

David Ray Norris, Jr. is a Research Technician for the Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation. One of his main roles involves the maintenance of all the inshore and offshore fishing gear (rods and reels, tackle, etc.). He also helps in the laboratory sorting and processing samples from various projects.

David is a Texas native and a Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi alumni. In 2014, he received his bachelor’s degree in biology and minor in chemistry. David’s interest in marine biology is sparked from his passion for fishing. He enjoys the assisting with the inshore and offshore field operations and he recently acquired his U.S. Coast Guard UOPV Captains License.

David volunteers much of his time as a Coastal Conservation Association Board Member, Heroes on the Water fishing guide, and big brother in the Big Brother Big Sisters Program.

Judd Curtis, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Scientist
Matt Streich, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Jennifer Wetz, M.S.
Fisheries Project Manager
Jason Williams, M.S.
Marine Research Specialist II
Tara Topping, M.S.
Research Specialist I
Quentin Hall, M.S.
Research Specialist I
Alex Tompkins, M.S.
Research Specialist I
Ashley Ferguson, B.S.
Research Technician I
David Norris, B.S.
Research Technician I
Kesley Gibson, M.S.
Program: Ph.D., Marine Biology
Zach Olsen, M.S.
Program: Ph.D., Coastal Marine System Science
Jasmine Rodriguez
Program: B.S. Marine Biology
Alex Tompkins, M.S.
Chas Downey, M.S.
Matt Streich, Ph.D.
Quentin Hall, M.S.
Judd Curtis, Ph.D.
Peter Young, M.S.
Phil Jose, M.S.
Karen Drumhiller, M.S.
Kim Johnson, M.S.
Bridgette Froeschke, Ph.D.
John Froeschke, Ph.D.
Laura Payne, M.S.
Jason Williams, M.S.
Isis Dominguez Gain, M.S.
Jenny Wrast Oakley, M.S.
Jason James, M.S.
Amanda Bushon, M.S.
Todd Neahr, M.S.
Suraida Nañez-James, M.S.
Dana Burfeind, Ph.D.
Jason Slocum, M.S.
Megan Reese Robillard, M.S.

The Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation is a center at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies where Dr. Greg Stunz is also the Endowed Chair for Fisheries and Ocean Health...


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