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Dr. Andre M. Landry Jr.

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Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director
    Sea Turtle Stranding
  • Director
    Seaturtle.org

Education

  • Ph.D. degree , Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
    Texas A&M University
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Experts
symposium2006.savetexasseaturtles.org, 1 Jan 2006 [cached]
Dr. Andre Landry, Jr.
Professor of Marine Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, and Marine Sciences, Texas A&M University at Galveston
Dr. Landry's name is well known to any Marine Biology student who has passed through the Texas A&M at Galveston Marine Biology Program.He has been a key player in the recovery of the Kemp's ridley population in the area and has worked tirelessly to direct programs to aid in Kemp's ridley research.In addition to being a professor and director of the Marine Biology and Wildlife and fisheries scienes at TAMUG, he is director of the Sea Turtle and Fisheries Ecology Lab, which is now conducting a research program to track juvenile Kemp's ridleys that are accidentally caught by fishermen on the local shores.His other research interests include Fisheries Ecology, Attraction of Fishes to Artificial Reefs, Sea Turtle Biology, Ecology, Fisheries, Population Biology, Endangered Species, Overfishing, and Bycatch.
Patrolling the Upper Texas Coast was ...
www.guidrynews.com, 19 Mar 2014 [cached]
Patrolling the Upper Texas Coast was started by Dr. Andre M. Landry, Jr. who contributed vital sea turtle research about the Kemp's ridley sea turtle before he retired from Texas A&M University at Galveston. he Master Naturalists of the Galveston area have patrolled as volunteers since the beginning but funding is now cut for fueling the ATVs needed to cover beaches from Bolivar Peninsula to Surfside.
In 2008 when a $71,000 state grant for the patrols was cut, Dr. Landry personally raised funding with help from Houston trial lawyer Joe Jamail.Jr.
The storm erased nesting areas for ...
www.pennlive.com, 15 Oct 2008 [cached]
The storm erased nesting areas for Kemp's Ridley turtles by washing away dunes and beaches on battered Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island, said Andre M. Landry Jr., director of the Sea Turtle and Fisheries Ecology Research Laboratory at Texas A&M University in Galveston.
The number of Ridley nests on the upper Texas Gulf Coast has risen every year since 2003, reaching 16 last year.
New | AnimalGate
www.animalgate.com, 12 July 2013 [cached]
Andre Landry, a sea turtle expert at Texas A&M University in Galveston, said baby turtles swim out and attach themselves to algae mats or other floating habitats. It's possible those habitats are oiled, he said. In Florida, because of the proximity to the oil, loggerhead turtle nests are being collected and incubated. Hatchlings are being released on the state's eastern coast, far from the oil. "That goes in direct opposition to what's been decided with the Kemp's ridleys," Landry said. The Kemp's ridleys have been on the endangered list since 1973 after their population was depleted from years of hunting their eggs and trapping the animals in fishing nets.
"This is a needle-in-a-haystack thing," ...
origin.connpost.com, 26 April 2010 [cached]
"This is a needle-in-a-haystack thing," said Andre Landry, a marine biology professor at Texas A&M University in Galveston.
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