Research Interests

​Marine conservation, Coral reef ecology, Movement ecology, Climate change, Marine protected areas, Citizen science


Selected Publications

  • Fishes and Connectivity of Red Sea Coral Reefs
    M.L. Berumen, M.B. Roberts, T.H. Sinclair-Taylor, J.D. DiBattista, P. Saenz-Agudelo, S. Is...
    In book: Coral Reefs of the Red Sea, (2019)
  • Reef fish communities in the central Red Sea show evidence of asymmetrical fishing pressure
    A. Kattan, D.J. Coker, M.L. Berumen
    Marine Biodiversity, Volume 47, Issue 4, pp 12271238, (2017)
  • Repeated observations of cetaceans and carcharhiniformes associations in the Red Sea
    T. Röthing, J.L.Y. Spaet, A. Kattan, I.K. Shulz, M. Roberts, A. Roik, C.R. Voolstra
    Marine Biodiversity, volume 46, issue 1, pp. 25-26, (2016)

Education Profile

  • ​M.Sc., Marine Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, 2014
  • B.Sc., Natural Resource Conservation, University of Florida, 2012
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Florida, 2012

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE)