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Shellfish Area Biologist Staff Directory

Below are the towns/cities covered by each biologist and their specialty.

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South Shore Shellfish Program

Classification: Cohasset to Westport, including Cape Cod and the Islands
Aquaculture: Statewide
Office: SMAST West, 706 South Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford

Matt Camisa, Senior Shellfish Area Biologist
BB5-BB19, BB21, BB22, MHB1-5
Towns:  Berkley, Dartmouth, Dighton, Fairhaven, Fall River, New Bedford, Somerset, Swansea
Tel: (508) 742-9743
Email: Matt.Camisa@mass.gov

John Mendes, Shellfish Area Biologist
E1-E14, SC1-SC15, V12-V29, V36
Towns:  Edgartown, Falmouth, Gosnold, Oak Bluffs
Tel: (508) 742-9764
Email: John.Mendes@mass.gov

Terry O’Neil, Shellfish Area Biologist
BB1-4, CCB9, CCB15-CCB22, OC2-OC6, SC37-SC64
Towns:  Brewster, Chatham, Eastham, Harwich, Orleans, Westport, Yarmouth
Tel: (508) 742-9765
Email: Terry.Oneil@mass.gov

Holly Williams, Shellfish Area Biologist
CCB23-CCB29, MB2-MB11, NS1-NS4, NT1-NT14, SC27-SC36
Cities/Towns:  Cohasset, Dennis, Marshfield, Nantucket, Scituate, Yarmouth
Tel: (508) 742-9762
Email: Holly.Williams@mass.gov

Michael Blanco, Shellfish Area Biologist
CCB1-CCB8, CCB10-CCB14, OC1, OC7-OC10, SC16, SC17, SC19, SC20, V1-V11, V30-V35
Towns:  Aquinnah, Chilmark, Eastham, Mashpee, Provincetown, Tisbury, Truro, West Tisbury, Wellfleet
Tel: (508) 742-9770
Email: Michael.blanco@mass.gov 

Christian Petitpas, Shellfish Program Leader
Specialty: HAB Specialist
Tel: (508) 742-9766
Email: Christian.petitpas@mass.gov

Alex Boeri, Lead Aquaculture and Vibrio Coordinator
Tel: (508) 742-9730
Email: Alex.boeri@mass.gov

Gabriel Lundgren, Assistant Shellfish Biologist
Specialty: Aquaculture permitting, surveying and field sampling support
Tel: (508) 742-9761
Email: Gabriel.lundgren@mass.gov

Brianne ShanksLaboratory Supervisor
Tel: (508) 742-9751
Email: Brianne.shanks@mass.gov

Alyson MelloAssistant Bacteriologist
Tel: (508) 742-9751
Email: alyson.melo@mass.gov

North Shore Shellfish Program

Hull to Salisbury including greater Boston Harbor

Greg Bettencourt, Shellfish Area Biologist
Areas: Boston, Chelsea, Marblehead, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, Quincy, Salisbury, Swampscott, Winthrop
Specialty: Database Administrator and GIS Mapping
Tel: (978) 491-6234
Email: Greg.bettencourt@mass.gov

Melissa Campbell, Shellfish Area Biologist
Areas: Gloucester
Specialty: Phytoplankton Monitoring and Newburyport Laboratory Support
Tel: (978) 491-6225
Email: Melissa.campbell@mass.gov

Ryan Joyce, Shellfish Area Biologist
Areas: Essex, Hingham, Hull, Ipswich, Lynn, Revere, Saugus
Tel: (978) 491-6245
Email: Ryan.joyce@mass.gov

Florence Cenci, Laboratory Supervisor
Specialty: Bacteriology and Marine Biotoxins
Tel: (978) 491-6228
Email: Florence.cenci@mass.gov

Newburyport Shellfish Purification Plant

Diane Regan, Laboratory Supervisor
Specialty: Shellfish Bacteriology and Vibrio Analysis
Tel: (978) 465-3553 x312
Email: Diane.regan@mass.gov


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