Jenelle Ritchie

Technical Officer

Aquatic Zoology

BSc Conservation Biology

Contact

+61 (8) 9212 3809 jenelle.ritchie@museum.wa.gov.au

Research


  • Kimberley Woodside project 2009 to 2015
  • Edited images of marine specimens taken during Western Australian Museum / Woodside Kimberley field trips (2009 – 2011).
  • Processed echinoderm specimens collected during the Western Australian Museum / Woodside Kimberley field trips (2009 – 2011).
  • Worked on images of marine specimens taken during 2012 Cygnet Bay survey
  • Participated in WAM Minden Reef dive survey March 2013

Quarantine Specimens:

Manages terrestrial and marine quarantine specimens. This includes –

  • Receives and distributes specimens to taxonomic experts in the Western Australian Museum
  • Arranges scientific loans of quarantine specimens to research institutions outside the Museum
  • Registers quarantine specimens into the Museum’s electronic databases
  • Prepares quarantine specimens for DNA sequencing
  • Writes formal reports
  • Liaises with external organisations
  • DAFF certification - Quarantine Approved Premises for Accredited Persons (Classes 2 to 9)
  • Diving accreditation & Senior First Aid 

Exhibitions and Public Programs


  • Meet The Scientists
  • Seaweek
  • National Youth Science Forum
  • Under The Sea School Holiday Program (Dampier Gallery) 2012