Title: Aquatic Biologist
Facility: ARS
Program: Shellfish
Phone: (978) 282-0308 x 161
E-mail: greg.bettencourt@state.ma.us

 

Responsibilities
Develop, implement, coordinate, and manage softshell clam stock enhancement project
Plan and conduct water quality monitoring, sanitary surveys, and PSP monitoring programs for towns of Marblehead, Nahant, and Swampscott
Maintain shellfish project's GIS data and develop and maintain bacteriological and biotoxin databases
Produce and update maps to reflect sanitary classification and PSP-species-closure status of shellfish growing areas
Assist with bacteriological and chemical testing on seawater and shellfish at the Shellfish Purification Plant