Jenelle Ritchie Technical Officer (Fishes) Aquatic Zoology BSc Conservation Biology firstname.lastname@example.org Research Jenelle Ritchie is the Technical Officer for Fishes at the Western Australian Museum. She has a BSc in Conservation Biology from Murdoch University, and been employed as a science technical officer at the Museum since 2009. Over the years she has participated in marine field trips to the Great Southern, Gascoyne, Pilbara and Kimberley regions, as well as the Perth metro area for many research projects. Jenelle keenly enjoys communicating zoological science to the public and engaging with young audiences through the museum’s education programs. Jenelle's research projects include: RV Falkor Ningaloo Canyons 2020 WAMSI 1.1.1. Kimberley Benthic Biodiversity Project Kimberley Woodside Collection Project Collections Ongoing collection management including preserving, identifying, accessioning and maintaining specimens in wet, dry and tissue storage Maintaining collection information in the Fish database, documenting and updating specimen data Preparing, sending and receiving specimen loan requests from external scientific institutions as per federal and international legislative requirements Exhibitions and Public Programs Perth Science Festival Tech Trails at Fremantle College Pop-Up Museum at Mandurah CrabFest Science Week Meet The Scientists Seaweek National Youth Science Forum Under The Sea School Holiday Program (Dampier Gallery) Selected Publications Richards, Z. T., R. Garcia, G. Moore, J. Fromont, L. Kirkendale, M. Bryce, C. Bryce, A. Hara, J. Ritchie, O. Gomez, Whisson, C, Allen, M and Wilson, N.G. 2019. "A tropical Australian refuge for photosymbiotic benthic fauna." Coral Reefs 38 (4): 669-676. Richards, Z., Kirkendale, L., Moore, G., Hosie, A., Huisman, J., Bryce, M., Marsh, L., Bryce, C., Hara, A., Wilson, N., Morrison, S., Gomez, O., Ritchie, J., Whisson, C., Allen, M., Betterridge, L., Wood, C., Morrison, H., Salotti, M., Hansen, G., Slack-Smith, S., and Fromont, J. (2016) Marine biodiversity in temperate Western Australia: Multi-taxon surveys of Minden and Roe Reefs. Diversity. 8 (7).