• About My Work

    Name: Jessica H. Melgey

    Locale: Southeastern Massachusetts (the “South Coast”) and Cape Cod

    Occupation: M.S. student in Fisheries Oceanography at UMass-Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST); research assistantship funded by the Massachusetts Marine Fisheries Institute (many thanks).

    Blog gist: This blog is aimed at showcasing the progress of my thesis work on yellowtail flounder in Closed Area II on Georges Bank, along with other statistical, scientific, and/or fisheries-related thoughts and links.

    Me with Shortraker Rockfish (Sebastes borealis)
    Me with Shortraker Rockfish (Sebastes borealis)