New lead biologist for lobster monitoring program, to oversee management of scallop, urchin, shrimp and large whale research

Kathleen Reardon has coordinated the state Department of Marine Resources’ lobster monitoring programs for the past 10 years.  Reardon will direct and coordinate a comprehensive lobster monitoring program. The program will include sea sampling and trap surveys. She will also oversee management of the scallop, urchin, shrimp and large whale research and monitoring programs. Reardon holds a dual master’s degree in marine biology and marine policy from the University of Maine. link 12:11