Alex earned a degree in Marine Biology from Roger Williams University and a Master’s in Oceanography from the University of South Hampton. Before relocating to Carlsbad, she worked in Displays Development at SEA LIFE® Weymouth, breeding Seahorses, Jellyfish, Clownfish and Bangaai Cardinalfish. Alex is currently in charge of Jellyfish Discovery at SEA LIFE Aquarium at LEGOLAND® California Resort.
How old were you when you realized you wanted to be a Marine Biologist?
When I was 8 years old, I chose to study Orcas for an endangered species project. It was that project which inspired me to become a Marine Biologist.
How long have you been a SCUBA diver and which dive has been your most memorable?
I’ve been a certified SCUBA diver for 5 years. My most memorable dive took place in Bermuda at Whalebone Bay; it was a night dive which allowed us to see a ton of octopus and squid! Continue reading Meet Model Citizen, Alex Lawlor, an Aquarist at SEA LIFE Aquarium!