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Wayne Price


Wayne Price

Meet Wayne Price

Dana Professor, Biology

Education: 1969 Southwestern University, B.S.
1976 Texas A&M, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: Marine Zoology
Biological Diversity
Biological Internship
Biological Research

Career Specialties: Wayne Price specializes in marine invertebrate biology with emphases on crustacean ecology and systematics.

Professional and Community Activities: Price has worked extensively with the ecologically important Mysidacea -- small, shrimp-like crustaceans that are an important food source for many juvenile fishes. He is an expert on crustacean biodiversity in near-shore waters and has published research on near-shore environments throughout the Western Atlantic.

He has worked with students on projects investigating semiterrestrial crabs in Tampa Bay, crustacean parasites of fish in the Florida Keys, crab symbionts of sea squirts and parasites of invasive lizards.