Dr. R. Grant Gilmore
Dr. R. Grant Gilmore is a Senior Scientist with Estuarine, Coastal and Ocean Science, Inc., (ECOS). Dr. Gilmore founded ECOS in 2004 after spending 32 years with the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Fort Pierce, Florida and Dynamac Corp. at the Kennedy Space Center. Dr. Gilmore has been studying the fish community and ecology of Florida and Caribbean Sea for the past 35 years. He has published over 70 technical and popular papers on fish ecology and life history including reproductive habits of spotted seatrout, snook, groupers, and sharks. He has appeared on 16 nationally and internationally televised programs. His appearances include programs on the Discovery Channel, and the National Geographic Ocean Science Documentary on the first American research expedition into Cuban waters since the revolution. Dr. Gilmore received his Ph.D., from the Florida Institute of Technology in 1988.