Lise Watson

Collection Manager, Wild Reef

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ studbook keeper and Species Survival Plan manager for zebra sharks, Lise Watson also has expertise in breeding several species of sharks and rays. As collection manager, she is in charge of the acquisition and transportation of the animals within the Wild Reef division. She conducts genetic and developmental research for zebra sharks, and her article on the captive propagation and rearing of zebra sharks at Shedd Aquarium was published in Drum and Croaker. Watson received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Rollins College.


Lise Watson, Collection Manager for Wild Reef
University attended

B.S. in biology, Rollins College

AZA studbook manager and Species Survival Plan coordinator for zebra sharks