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Peter Bushnell

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences/Department of Biological Sciences

Expert Bio

Peter Bushnell is a professor of physiology at IU South Bend. He has an ongoing, active research program in the area of fish physiology, studying the ways in which fish have adapted to life in a marine environment. He spends summers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Wachapreague, Va.

He earned a master’s degree in marine biology from the University of Miami and a Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Hawaii.

Areas of Expertise

Fish physiology, notably the Greenland shark.

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