Christopher Bird

Ph.D candidate: Shark Ecology, University of Southampton

Christopher Bird is a Ph.D student at the University of Southampton and is working within the Southampton University Marine Isotope Ecology Lab. His research is focussed on the trophic and spatial ecology of sharks both on regional and global scales. Having previously worked with both coastal and pelagic sharks at various locations around the globe, his latest research is moving into the deep-sea to try to unravel the mysteries of some of the worlds deepest living sharks.


  • 2013–present
    Ph.D Student: Shark Ecology, The University of Southampton


  • 2012 
    University of Plymouth, M.Res Marine Biology
  • 2010 
    University of Manchester, B.Sc Zoology