Abigail (Abby) Lynch, Ph.D., Research Fisheries Biologist
Abigail (Abby) Lynch is a research fisheries biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey's National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center. Working primarily in inland systems (above mean tide), Abby's research examines the impacts of global change on fish at local, national, and global scales using field-collected and remotely sensed data. She received her Ph.D. in Fisheries and Wildlife from Michigan State University on climate impacts to Great Lakes Lake Whitefish, M.S. in marine science on Atlantic Menhaden population genetics at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary, and B.S. in biology and B.A. in English literature from the University of Virginia. She also served as a Knauss Marine Policy Fellow with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's Fisheries Program.