Megan Cundy

Research Assistant

Megan is an Australian marine scientist who graduated with first-class honors from the Bachelor of Science program at Curtin University in Australia. Her undergraduate thesis compared the efficiency, advantages and disadvantages of two camera systems in the long-term monitoring of reef fish. Megan has a passion for continuing to expand her knowledge of shark ecology and how changing climate will affect marine ecosystems so that they can be managed sustainably and conserved. From 2018 to 2019, she worked as a research assistant on the Shark Project. Her duties included providing field data collection with SCUBA diving, analyzing video and data collected, as well as contributing to education and outreach initiatives, among other responsibilities and tasks.

Megan's previous experience includes monitoring populations of green and hawksbill turtles in Costa Rica, fish and shark populations on Christmas Island, Ashmore Reef and the Cartier Islands in Australia, and the Australian sea lions in Perth. She also worked in the commercial fishing sector with the non-governmental organization, Western Australia Industrial Fisheries Council.

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