Dr. Andre Landry, Jr.Professor of Marine Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, and Marine Sciences, Texas A&M University at GalvestonDr. Landry's
name is well known to any Marine Biology student who has passed through the Texas A&M at Galveston Marine Biology Program
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.