Funded by the NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions Cooperative Agreement Award #NA16SEC4810009

Rebekah Hernandez is a first year Master's student in the Ocean, Coastal, Earth Sciences at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She did her undergraduate work in Biology, and her graduate work will be focused in place-based conservation of fisheries. Rebekah will be looking at native fish species, as well as looking at how the invasive lionfish affects them.