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VIMS grad student to present at Reedville museum

Virginia Institute of Marine Science graduate student Rachel Dixon will present a program on the diversity of fishes in the Chesapeake Bay at a lecture on Monday, June 5, at the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum.

In her talk, Dixon will also discuss the methods used to sample and study fishes, and the challenges facing fishes and their habitat. The program begins at 7 p.m. and the public is invited to attend.

Dixon is a Ph.D. candidate in the Fisheries Department at VIMS. She received her Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and her Master of Science in Marine Studies from the University of Delaware. Dixon’s dissertation focuses on the recruitment dynamics of striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay.

No registration is required to attend this lecture. The museum is located at 504 Main Street, Reedville.

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