Bryce Risley is a biological and social scientist who recently earned a dual master’s degrees at the University of Maine, School of Marine Sciences. Bryce is dedicated to working on challenges related to coral reef conservation including challenges facing the marine aquarium industry. His current work focuses on the marine aquarium trade supply chain between Sri Lanka and the United States.
He constructed a marine ornamental aquaculture wet lab at UMaine where he mentors undergraduates on aquaculture related research. His professional work in the marine aquarium industry includes public aquarium positions in animal husbandry and life support. He is a passionate reef aquarist among many other things.