First Name   Chris
Last Name   Caldow
University or Association   NOAA National Centers for Coastal Science
City, State   Silver Spring , MD
Position Biogeography Branch Chief
Insitution of Highest Degree University of Houston, M.S.
Phone   work 301.713.3028 x164
Expertise Sector Ocean and Coastal Management
Area of Expertise Marine Spatial Planning
Other Expertise Marine Protected Areas
Language Fluency (Other than English)
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Expertise Profile

 Chris Caldow is a coral-reef fish biologist at the Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, a branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Washington DC. He has recently been involved in the setting up of the National Marine Sanctuary Program at NOAA. His present focus is on the assessment of Marine Protected Areas and essential habitat studies in California, Florida, and the islands of the Caribbean. He has also conducted research in Panama, Belize, Bali, Baja California and the Galapagos Islands. Chris attended the University of California at Santa Barbara and the University of Houston and studied the population structure of coral reef fishes.

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