Tim Noyes is a split site PhD student in the Mariani Lab based at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences. His work focuses on using environmental DNA (eDNA) to determine the spatial and temporal trends of mesophotic fish communities in Bermuda. He is interested in the environmental drivers of fish biodiversity in these deeper reef systems. When Tim is not conducting his PhD studies, he is performing his role as a Research Specialist within the Coral Reef Ecological and Optics Lab (CREOL). Tim works mainly on Bermuda centric projects on behalf of the Bermuda Government through the Marine Environmental Program.