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D. Ross Robertson fellowships for field research on neotropical shore-fishes


September 15.

Supported by an endowment created to further the accomplishment of field research on the evolution, ecology, natural history and related taxonomic and systematic issues, of marine and brackish-water fishes found in nearshore, tropical and subtropical waters of North, Central and South America, and the Panama Canal. This includes research in neotropical countries other than Panama, although the fellow is expected to be based at STRI during at least part of the tenure of the fellowship.


PhD students formally enrolled at a university.


12 months.


Stipend: $44,000 per year.

Research allowance: up to $25,000 per year 

Health insurance - up to $2,500 per year.

Relocation: round trip airfare to Panama.


For more information email the STRI Fellowships Office:



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