Jason Spires

Research Ecologist
Cooperative Oxford Laboratory
Cooperative Oxford Laboratory

Spires develops techniques and tools that enhance the abilities of shellfish growers and managers to understand growth, larval processes, and test alternative setting techniques. He also serves as the Unit Diving Supervisor for Silver Spring based NCCOS NOAA Divers.

Spires has a PhD and MS in Marine Estuarine Environmental Science from the University of Maryland - Horn Point Laboratory.


NCCOS delivers ecosystem science solutions for stewardship of the nation’s ocean and coastal resources to sustain thriving coastal communities and economies.

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