Marine Collectors / Naturalists

The Marine Collectors / Naturalists are responsible for the collection of marine, freshwater, and terrestrial flora and fauna for the Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology (EEMB) department, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) department, and Marine Science Institute. Collections are utilized in UCSB classrooms and research following all California Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) regulations and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) protocols. The collectors have a comprehensive knowledge of central California coast marine species, dive locations, and weather patterns and are available for consultation.

Off campus collection services are available on a recharge basis following California Department of Fish and Wildlife Regulations.