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Tolley, Greg (PhD)

Executive Director/Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
Phone: 239-590-7206

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PhD in Marine Science, University of South Florida

Research and Teaching Interests

Tolley has mentored both undergraduate and graduate students and teaches courses in estuarine ecology and biogeography. His current research interests focus on the influence of freshwater inflow on estuarine ecosystems and aquatic resources. This research addresses how variation in the timing, amount, and quality of freshwater delivered to estuaries influences the physiology of estuarine organisms, shapes community structure of oyster-reef and zooplankton assemblages, and impacts the potential value of oyster reefs as essential fish habitat. A Certified Fisheries Professional with the American Fisheries Society,

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Dr. Tolley currently serves on the board of directors of Fish Florida, the Florida Foundation for Responsible Angling. He has also been active in the local community, having served on the boards of the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, Bailey Matthews Shell Museum and Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation and as a member of the education committee of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida.