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Robin L DeBruyne, PhD

Robin DeBruyne is an Ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she has worked since 2012. 

Robin received her Ph.D. in fisheries and aquatic sciences from Cornell University studying the population responses of walleye and yellow perch to the removal of double-crested cormorants on Oneida Lake. She received M.S. and B.S. degrees in conservation biology from Central Michigan University. Robin’s research focus at the Great Lakes Science Center focuses on fish early life history dynamics in the Great Lakes and connecting waters, evaluation of constructed spawning reefs in the St. Clair-Detroit River System, and food-web ecology of top predators in the Great Lakes. Her research is often conducted in collaborative, multidisciplinary teams with partners from federal, state, non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions. Robin is an active member of the American Fisheries Society at multiple unit levels.

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