Skip to main content

Welcome, you are visiting Atlantic Bio

Member Profile

Ryan Fisher



  • Higher Ed: Science, Higher Ed: Education 


Science educator with much interest in teaching introductory college biology to majors and non-majors.

Research interests largely meiobenthic - especially marine nematodes. 


Marine nematode ecology 


Buttner, J., R. Fisher, M. Fregeau, S. Weston and I. Sunila. 2010. Epibionts on the siphons of softshell clams, Mya arenaria, in a FLUPSY: Species, prevalence and management. Journal of Shellfish Research 29: 546. Abstracts from the 30th Milford Aquaculture Seminar.

Contributing author in: Scully, Tara. A., 2009. Discovering Biology in the Lab " An Introductory Lab Manual. WW Norton and Company. New York.

Pederson. J, R. Bullock, J. Carlton, J. Dijkstra, N. Dobroski, P. Dyrynda,
R. Fisher, L. Harris, N. Hobbs, G. Lambert, E. Lazo-Wazem, A. Mathieson,
M.P. Miglietta, J. Smith, J. Smith III and M. Tyrrell. 2005. Marine
Invaders in the North East - Rapid Assessment Survey of Non-native and
native Marine Species of Floating Dock Communities - Report of the August
3-9, 2003 Survey. MIT Sea Grant College Program, Cambridge, Massachusetts,

Fisher, R. (2003). Ciliate Hitchhikers " nematode ecto-commensals from tropical Australian sea grass meadows, Journal of The Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 83: 445-446.

Fisher, R. (2003). Spatial and temporal variations in nematode assemblages in tropical seagrass sediments, Hydrobiologia 493: 43-63.

Fisher, R., & M.J., Sheaves, (2003). Community Structure and Spatial Variability of Marine Nematodes in Tropical Australian Pioneer Seagrass Meadows, Hydrobiologia 495: 143-158.