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Bob Hueter

marine biologist, Mote Marine Laboratory

As Director of the Center for Shark Research, a national research center developed in cooperation with the National Marine Fisheries Service and other institutions, Bob Hueter supervises research, educational projects, and international exchanges on issues dealing with sharks, skates, and rays. As manager of the center's Shark Biology Program, Hueter's current research focuses on the anatomy, physiology, behavior, ecology, and fisheries biology of sharks worldwide, especially in the Gulf of Mexico, Carribean Sea, and Gulf of California. Hueter also coordinates the National Shark Research Consortium, a coalition of four leading shark research programs in the US.