Ms Gretchen Grammer

Ms Gretchen Grammer
  • Qualifications

    Master of Science in Coastal Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi, USA (2001-2004)

    Bachelor of Science in Marine Science, Coastal Carolina University, South Carolina, USA (1997-2001)


  • Awards & Achievements

    *From 2011 to present*
    The Russell Baudinette Travel Scholarship (2013)
    Australian Society for Fish Biology: John Glover Travel Fund Bursary (2013)
    Australian Society for Fish Biology John Lake Poster Award: Senior (2012)

    CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship Postgraduate Scholarship (2012 - 2015)
    Adelaide Scholarship International (2011 - 2015)


  • Research Funding

    Sir Mark Mitchell Research Foundation Research Grant ($4,800)
    Nature Foundation SA Scholarship Grant ($3,000)

    Ecological Society of Australia Student Research Award ($1,250)
    Dr Paris Goodsell Marine Ecology Research Grant ($1,500)


  • Publications

    • Grammer, G.L., W.T. Slack, M.S. Peterson, and M. Dugo. 2012. Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) establishment in temperate Mississippi, USA: multi-year survival confirmed by otolith ages. Aquatic Invasions. 7(3):367-376
    • Lopez, J.D., M.S. Peterson, J. Walker, G.L. Grammer, and M.S. Woodrey. 2011. Distribution, abundance, and habitat characterization of the Saltmarsh topminnow, Fundulus jenkinsi (Everman 1892). Estuaries and Coasts. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-010-9266-5.
    • Lang, E.T, G.L. Grammer, S. Manning, and M.S. Peterson. 2010. Spawning and maintaining the Gulf killifish (Fundulus grandis) and the Saltmarsh topminnow (Fundulus jenkinsi) in the laboratory. Belgische Killifish Vereniging, Killi Kontakt vol. 4/2010.
    • Grammer, G.L.,  2009. A breeding population record of Cicindela pamphila in Mississippi and observations on the scavenging behavior of C. severa and C. hamata. Cicindela 41(3):75-80.
    • Grammer, G.L., N.J. Brown-Peterson, M.S. Peterson, and B.H. Comyns. 2009. Life history of silver perch (Bairdiella chrysoura, Lacepède 1803) in north-central Gulf of Mexico estuaries. Gulf of Mexico Science 27(1):62-73.
    • Waggy, G.L., M.S. Peterson, and B.H. Comyns. 2007. Feeding habits and mouth morphology of young silver perch, Bairdiella chrysoura, from the north-central Gulf of Mexico. Southeastern Naturalist 6(4):743-751.
    • Goddard, J., G. Waggy, W.C. Varnado, and B.A. Harrison. 2007. Taxonomy and ecology of the pitcher plant mosquito, Wyeomyia smithii (Coquillett), in Mississippi. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 109(3):684-688.
    • Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack, G.L. Waggy, J. Finley, C.M. Woodley, and M.L. Partyka. 2006. Foraging in non-native environments: comparison of Nile tilapia and three co-occurring native centrarchids in invaded coastal Mississippi watersheds. Environmental Biology of Fishes 76:283-301.
    • Waggy, G.L., N.J. Brown-Peterson, and M.S. Peterson. 2006. Evaluation of the Reproductive Life History of the Sciaenidae in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea: “Greater” versus “Lesser” Strategies?. Proceedings of the 57th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, St. Petersburg, FL. 57:263-281.
    • Miller, A., G. Waggy, S. Ryan, and C. Austin. 2004. Mitochondrial 12S rRNA sequences support the existence of a third species of freshwater blackfish (Percicthyidae: Gadopsis) from south-eastern Australia, Memoirs of Museum Victoria, Vol 61, No 2, pp. 121-127, Museum Board of Victoria, Australia
    • Arceo-Carranza, D., J. Franco-Lopez, G.L. Waggy, and R. Chavez-Lopez. 2004. Trophic Comparison of Two Species of Needlefish (Belonidae) in the Alvarado Lagoonal System, Veracruz, Mexico. Gulf and Caribbean Research 16: 81-88.

  • Professional Associations

    Australian Society for Fish Biology - Student Representative (2012 – 2014)

    Australian Marine Sciences Association

    Ecological Society of Australia

    Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales

    Royal Society of South Australia


  • Community Engagement

    Primary Administrator of the Australian Society for Fish Biology's Facebook Page (2012 - present) 

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Entry last updated: Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014