Ashley Ruffo, Masters student at University of US Virgin Islands was awarded with
the 2013 Student Travel Award from SCRFA. Congratulations Ashley!
Martin Russell, SCRFA Chair, awarded Ashley with $800 to help with travel costs to attend the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) meeting in Corpus Christi, Texas 4-8 November 2013. GCFI is the largest gathering of fisheries and marine science and management practitioners in the region.
Ashley gave an excellent presentation to the Fish Spawning Aggregation symposium.
SCRFA will be offering another Student Travel Award for a Caribbean based student to attend and present at next years GCFI meeting in Barbados.