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Rayner, Gemma

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Marine Biologist

Joined LGL in 2019


M.Sc.: Memorial University of Newfoundland (Aquaculture) 2018
B.Sc.: Bangor University (Applied Marine Biology) 2015

Professional Interests

  • Environmental assessment and effects monitoring
  • Offshore oil and gas
  • Marine fish and invertebrates
  • Fisheries
  • Aquaculture

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Gemma Rayner joined LGL’s St. John’s office in 2019. Gemma has been a contributing author to environmental reports for seismic surveys, spill impact mitigation assessments, and regional assessments, with a specific focus on physical oceanography, marine fisheries, aquaculture, the existing marine environment, and marine environmental effects. Previous to her work with LGL, Gemma has worked in the fisheries and aquaculture industries, gaining offshore experience in the United Kingdom aboard research and fishing vessels, experience on inshore fishing vessels in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the USA, and experience in aquaculture production in the United Kingdom and Canada. Gemma has published her research on the physiology and behaviour of crustaceans, and on the impacts of fishing on benthic communities.

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