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Megan La Peyre, PhD

Assistant Unit Leader - Louisiana Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit


  • Ph D Louisiana State University 2000
  • MS College of William and Mary 1995
  • BA Duke University 1992

Research Interests

Megan's research focuses on estuarine ecology. Her lab is engaged in field and laboratory studies examining fish and invertebrate use of natural, restored and created shallow estuarine habitats including the ecology and ecosystem function of oyster reefs.

Teaching Interests

Megan teaches classes related to restoration of estuarine coastal systems, and natural resources policy.

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