Photo of the Week: Clay Steell

Clay Steell (Mount Allison University ’16) is featured here with the lionfish he studied at the Cape Eleuthera Institute. Clay travelled to The Bahamas to study the feeding physiology and ecology of invasive lionfish as part of his M.Sc overseen by Dr. Steven Cooke of Carleton University. 

During his undergraduate degree, Clay attended a Science Atlantic Fisheries and Aquaculture & Biology Conference where he presented his Honours research with Irena Kaczmarska on reproduction in the intertidal seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum.

He’s currently lab manager for Mark Poesch’s Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Lab at the University of Alberta.

Thanks for sharing Clay!