Zoek medewerkers/organisaties NMMS El Shanawany MSc
Naam NMMS El Shanawany MSc

OmschrijvingPhD Candidate-Behavioural Ecology Group
OrganisatieDepartement Dierwetenschappen
Reguliere werkdagen
Ma Di Wo Do Vr


I started off as a Biologist graduate at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. During my Bachelor's, I started to grow a great interest in studying marine biology especially in the Red Sea of Egypt. Afterwards I pursued a masters degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation to further advance my career in the marine ecology field. I previously worked on Lionfish (Pterois miles) feeding kinematics in the Egyptian Red Sea as part of a bigger project that compares native Lionfish species to invasive ones in the Atlantic. I also worked on modeling environmental determinants of abundance and distribution of Cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) in the English Channel. I joined the American University in Cairo one more time as a teaching assistant in the biology and chemistry departments. I have worked on several environmental consultancy projects at private firms in Egypt. Now I join WUR as a PhD candidtae under the framework of ECO2 to start another exciting project on Red Sea Lionfish. My current work addresses the relationship between anthropogenic stressors, reef ecology, and fish behaviour. I use the Red Sea Lionfish as a model to 

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