Judd Curtis

Job Title:
Assistant Research Scientist
Suite 314
(361) 825-2009
Curriculum Vitae: 


Dr. Judd Curtis is an Assistant Research Scientist with the Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation. His research interests center around marine and estuarine ecology, fisheries, and population biology.

A native of New Mexico, Judd relocated to Massachusetts to earn his bachelor’s degree from Clark University (2006), where he double-majored in biology and environmental science & policy. He received his doctorate in marine biology from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (2014) for his studies on discard mortality, recruitment, and population connectivity of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. His other research interests include assessing marine fishery populations using tools including acoustic telemetry, scuba diving, otolith chemistry, genetics, and other tagging and tracking techniques.

Judd is a member of the American Fisheries Society, Coastal Conservation Association, American Society of Ichthyology and Herpetology, and the Audubon Society.

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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