Cal Poly Humboldt professor receives $1.1 million grant to improve fish population with local Tribes

By Jordan Pangelinan, El Leñador

Jose Marin Jarrin, a fisheries professor at Cal Poly Humboldt, was awarded a $1.1 million grant from the University of California Climate Action Fund to improve fish population resilience. Marin Jarrin is originally from coastal Ecuador and was able to spend a lot of time outdoors and by the water with his family growing up. Through these experiences, Marin Jarrin discovered that Biology is his calling.

“We spent a lot of time at the beach, my parents loved to travel and so I was always interested in doing something that was outdoors, and biology always called,” Marin Jarrin said.

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