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Timothy Targett

Professor Emeritus


  • B.S., Biology, University of Maine, 1972.
  • M.S., Marine Biology, RSMAS, University of Miami, 1975.
  • Ph.D., Zoology, University of Maine, 1979.

Research Interests

  • Ecology of estuarine and coastal marine fish
  • Physiological ecology of feeding, digestion, growth, and survival
  • Essential fish habitat (EFH) and recruitment processes
  • Trophic biology, marine and estuarine food webs, energetics

Professional Activities

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
Governor's Appointee representing Delaware
1987 - 2009


Google Scholar
Research Gate

Curriculum Vitae (Click here for PDF)

Tim Targett Publications

Chronological List of Publications


• Marine Ecology• Physiological Ecology


CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-2841
Geography: 302-831-2294 • Geology: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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