Dr. Bob Hueter

Host Researcher: Ichthyologist-Sharks

Dr. Bob Hueter is a senior scientist and director of the Center for Shark Research at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida. Hueter directs a multi-disciplinary research program that includes studies of shark sensory systems, blood and muscle physiology and population biology and has spent the past 20 years studying sharks. Hueter's advice to students is to always do the best job possible, no matter what the task. "If you are making French fries at McDonald's, make them the best French fries in town. Pretty soon you will find people noticing your work and rewarding your efforts."

Bob received his Bachelors of Science degree in biology and graduated Magna Cum Laude with General Honors in 1974 from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. He then went on to earn his Master of Science degree in Marine Biology from the Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science from the University of Miami, Miami, Florida and his Ph.D. in zoology in 1988 from the University of Florida, Florida.

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