Marcus Brian Wharton

Marcus Brian Wharton

Graduate Student

Graduate Assistant Researcher

Microplastics, Estuary, Matagorda Bay

  TAMU Galveston


The extent of microplastic ingestion in biota (shellfish and fish) of Matagorda Bay is

currently unknown. My objective will be to quantify microplastic levels in the surface

waters and biota of Matagorda Bay.


BS Ocean One Health, Texas A&M University Galveston ‘21

MS Oceanography, Texas A&M University ‘23


Louis & Elizabeth Scherck Scholarship, 2021-22

Undergraduate Research Fellow 2019-20

Texas Sea Grant 2019

Additional Information

Advisor: Dr. Karl Kaiser

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