Dr Gemma Fenwick

Part-time Research Associate - Coral Reef Ecology

Research Overview

Gemma is a marine biologist and coral reef ecologist, currently assessing the declines in coral reef fish biomass in remote wildnerness reserves. Gemma joined the LEC Reefs team as a Research Associate in 2019. Gemma is a representative for the Early Career Researcher network within Lancaster Environment Centre.

Gemma has additional interests in non-native marine species and collaborates with researchers at the Centre for Ecology, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science. Gemma also works as the Senior Marine Scientist for Operation Wallacea at Hoga Island Marine Station, in Indonesia. Gemma is the External Examiner for the Bournemouth University degree in Marine Ecology and Conservation, based at Kingston Maurward College.

Prior to joining Lancaster University, Gemma was a Lecturer in Marine Biology at Blackpool and the Fylde College, delivering the Lancaster University degree in Marine Biology. Gemma has a PhD from the University of London in crustacean biology and behaviour in the Clyde Sea Area, Scotland.