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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Dr. Bryan Franks

Assistant Professor of Biology/Marine Science

Marine Science Research

Email address  bfranks@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7976
Office location  Marine Science Research Inst, 256

Education

  • B.S. Villanova University
  • M.S. Drexel University
  • Ph.D. Drexel University

Area of Specialization

Shark Biology, Herpetology, Tropical Ecology, Study Abroad and Away

Advisees

  • Jackson Hooten
  • Andrew Lyons
    • Nursery Habitat Selection and Partitioning of Requiem Sharks within the Altamaha Basin of Coastal Georgia
  • Amanda Macek 
    • Effect of Three Circle Hooks on Coastal Sharks Using Recreational and Commercial Fishery Techniques

  • Felicia Manning
    • Utilization distribution associated with the movements of Carcharodon carcharias in the western North Atlantic
  • Katrin Villinger