Mark "Sparky" Priest

Research Group Staff

​Research Technician


Research Interests

Mark, known to all as "Sparky", joined the Reef Ecology lab from spring 2012 to fall 2013. He completed a MSc degree in Guam under the direction of Jenny McIwain and brought valuable field experience to the group. Sparky has participated in numerous research expeditions in a variety of marine ecosystems. However, his main interests revolve around reef-fish ecology with an emphasis on research that increases our ability to sustainably manage reef resources.