Title: Invertebrate Fisheries Biologist
Facility: NBO
Program: Coastal Lobster Investigations
Phone: (508) 990-2860 x 148
E-mail: derek.perry@state.ma.us

Primary biologist for Jonah crab, horseshoe crab, blue crab
Coordinate annual juvenile lobster suction survey
Coordinate temperature monitoring program
Coordinate horseshoe crab spawning beach surveys
Fisheries dependent surveys for Jonah crab and lobster
Jonah crab reproductive biology research
Derelict fishing gear (ghost gear) research
Scientific diving
Data analysis and database management
Monitor harvest and biomedical use of horseshoe crabs

Representative to:
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Horseshoe Crab Technical Committee
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Jonah Crab Technical Committee
Jonah Crab Fisheries Improvement Project