Staff Profile

Dayne Buddo

Dayne Buddo

Academic Coordinator
Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory and Field Station
Queen's Highway, P.O. Box 35
Discovery Bay, St. Ann
Tel: +1 876 973 9220 or 973 2946
Fax: +1 876 973 3091

Dr. Dayne Buddo is an expert in Marine Invasive Alien Species with over 10 years experience in this area of study. He has Ph.D. in Zoology with a concentration in Marine Sciences from the University of the West Indies. For the past 10 years, Dayne has worked as a marine consultant in Jamaica, as well as the Caribbean Region on Fisheries Policy, Marine Protected Areas, Coastal Development Projects and Natural Resource Management.

He is our current Academic Coordinator and represents the CMS-UWI on numerous local and international advisory committees in the area of marine biodiversity.

Research Areas

Dr. Buddo's main area of research has been the invasive green mussel Perna viridis in Jamaica, and more recently Ballast Water Management and the Invasion of the Lionfish in Jamaica.