Emily Gati

Position and Affiliation

Wildlife Technician, University of Florida - Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Areas of Interest

Ecology and conservation of herpetofauna, management, removal, and necropsy of invasive reptiles


B.S. Biology. (2016). University of Florida

Project Involvement

Emily is currently involved in the CrocDocs's Everglades Invasive Reptile and Amphibian Management Program, where she conducts herpetofaunal surveys throughout southern Florida.

Manages the Nile monitor project with a focus on determining the feasibility of containment and eradication.

Necropsies invasive reptiles (including tegus, pythons, Nile monitors and caiman) and evaluates fecundity, diet, and overall body condition.

Tracks Argentine black and white tegu movements through the marsh via radio-telemetry, and is involved in their removal from the Everglades ecosystem.