Jay Odell

odellJay Odell is the mid-Atlantic marine program director for the Nature Conservancy. His areas of expertise and interest include marine ecology, fisheries policy, ecological restoration, and the human dimensions of natural resource management. In his spare time, Jay likes to talk about fish — and also to catch, cook, eat and sing about them. He worked in Panama, Puget Sound and New Hampshire before his return to the Chesapeake Bay region, where he works to advance marine biodiversity conservation at local and large scales.


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Must-See Deep-Sea TV: The Okeanos Explorer

Watch cool creatures on the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean floor right now! The Okeanos Explorer’s live camera is looking at deep-sea marine life — Conservancy scientist Jay Odell explains why and why it’s so cool.

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