Florida Museum of Natural History

Maria Celia D. Malay,

Machel Malay

Maria Celia (Machel) Malay finished her Ph.D. in August 2010, and is currently a post-doctoral researcher with Dr. Tin-Yam Chan at the National Taiwan Ocean University. She is using this postdoc opportunity to delve deeper into hermit crab taxonomy and biogeography.

General research interests

Phylogenetics, systematics, and biogegography of marine invertebrates; Indo-West Pacific coral reef biology and biodiversity; management of coastal resources and invertebrate fisheries