Mark Carr

University of California Santa Cruz

Mark Carr is a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California at Santa Cruz. He and his graduate students study the ecology of coastal marine and anadromous fishes, and coastal marine ecosystems. His research informs management and conservation topics including ecosystem-based fisheries management, design and evaluation of marine protected areas, and large-scale, long-term monitoring studies. Mark oversees PISCO’s long-term kelp forest surveys conducted in central and north-central California. He received his B.A. from UC Santa Cruz, M.S. from SFSU/Moss Landing Marine Lab, and his Ph.D. from UC Santa Barbara.