Evan John Anderson

Evan John Anderson

Research Scientist
Center for Fisheries Research and Development

(228) 872‑4250

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
703 East Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564



John Anderson is a Research Scientist for the Center for Fisheries Research and Development at the University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL). John has more than 15 years of experience working in fields ranging from water quality to coastal geomorphology to fisheries monitoring projects using a variety of gears. Most notably, he is the project lead for Mississippi’s Inter-jurisdictional Sampling Program, a fisheries assessment and monitoring project started in 1974.

In addition, John is a scientist for Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP) offshore trawl surveys and currently is a member of the SEAMAP Gulf Sub-Committee Data Coordinating Work Group. He is a member of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute and the American Fisheries Society, Mississippi Chapter. At GCRL, John serves as the boat operations manager for the Center.