Dr Polly Couldrick
Polly Couldrick is a Daphne Jackson Fellow in the Department of Biosciences at the University of Exeter. Her research specialism is coastal, marine and freshwater ecology. After completing her PhD at the University of Bristol, Polly worked as an ecological and fisheries consultant for the Westcountry Rivers Trust, specialising in the ecology and conservation of the European eel (Anguilla anguilla). Her other interests include habitat management and assessing barriers to migration for the conservation of the European eel and other fish species.
Polly’s Fellowship is sponsored by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). Her research project is titled: A non-lethal method to determine sex in the European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) to aid fisheries management and her Fellowship is due to finish in 2020.