Environmental Sciences

Environmental Sciences Experts

Gaia Meigs-friend

The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands


Gaia Meigs-Friend,Biologist Wetland and Aquatic Research Center

Research Interest



  • Phylogeographic implications for release of critically endangered manatee calves rescued in Northeast Brazil, Luna, Fábia O.; Bonde, Robert K.; Attademo, Fernanda L.N.; Saunders, Jonathan W.; Meigs-Friend, Gaia; Passavante, José Zanon O.; Hunter, Margaret E.

  • Model description and evaluation of the mark-recapture survival model used to parameterize the 2012 status and threats analysis for the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris),Langtimm, Catherine A.; Kendall, William L.; Beck, Cathy A.; Kochman, Howard I.; Teague, Amy L.; Meigs-Friend, Gaia; Peñaloza, Claudia L.

  • Detection limits of quantitative and digital PCR assays and their influence in presence-absence surveys of environmental DNA,Hunter, Margaret; Dorazio, Robert M.; Butterfield, John S.; Meigs-Friend, Gaia; Nico, Leo; Ferrante, Jason

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