Indira Brown

REEF Fish Identifier


Indira Brown is a Marine Biologist at the Department of Marine Resources (DMR). She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Science and Geography from Jacksonville University. Indira Brown is currently working with the pilot project on mitigation the threat of Pterois volitans/miles in the insular Caribbean (MTIASIC) with focus in the Bahamas. Prior to working in the DMR she participated in Marine Mammals Internship at the John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, Illinois focus on marine mammal husbandry and behavioral interaction along with enthogram-systematic of Beluga whales,Delphinapterus leucas, Pacific white-side dolphins, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens, and California sea lions, Zalophus californianus. She also performed research on Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris at JU Marine Science Research Center and performed independent research on the “ Habitate selection by the burrowing brittlestar (Ophiophragmus filograneus) in the Banana River Lagoon, Florida at JU. Indira was named Marine Science Student of the Year 2009 and is a member of the Gamma Theta Upsilon International Geographical Honor Society. She is a certified Advanced Scuba Diver and Enriched Nitro.