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Catheline Y.M. Froehlich

Catheline Froehlich is a marine ecologist studying fish behavior and climate change. She is pursuing her PhD at the University of Wollongong. Catheline is a Zoltan Florian Marine Biology Fellow through the Lizard Island Doctoral Fellowship Program from the Australia Museum. She is a councillor for the Australian Coral Reef Society.


  • –present
    PhD Fellow, University of Wollongong


  • 2014 
    University of Texas at Brownsville, Master of Science in Biology


  • 2021
    Uneven declines between corals and cryptobenthic fish symbionts from multiple disturbances, Scientific Reports
  • 2021
    Reproductive characteristics of Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus on artificial reefs in different jurisdictions, Regional Studies in Marine Science
  • 2021
    Structural differences alter residency and depth activity of red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) at two artificial reefs, Fisheries Research
  • 2021
    The next frontier in understanding the evolution of coral reef fish societies, Frontiers in Marine Science
  • 2019
    Daily movement patterns of red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) on a large artificial reef, Fisheries Research
  • 2018
    A Comparison of population dynamics from red snapper associated with inshore and offshore artificial reefs in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
  • 2017
    Recruitment patterns of juvenile fish at an artificial reef area in the Gulf of Mexico, Marine and Coastal Fisheries
  • 2015
    Using fish population metrics to compare the effects of artificial reef density, PloS One

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Zoltan Florian Marine Biology Fellowship
    Funding Source:
    Lizard Island Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Australian Museum

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Coral Reef Society
  • Women of the Reef