Nicole Cotten
Marine Education Instructor (University/Adult Public)

Mailing Address:
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
Defelice Center
8124 Highway 56
Chauvin, Louisiana70344
Phone: 985-851-2845


  • M.S., 2002, Coastal Sciences
    University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
  • B.S., 1999, Biological Sciences
    Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA


  • 2006. Cotten, N.M. and B. H. Comyns. Chapter 79. Exocoetidae: Flyingfishes. pp.955-989. In: W.J. Richards (ed.). Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: An identification guide for the western central North Atlantic. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, 2640 pp.
  • Comyns, B. H., N. M. Crochet, J. S. Franks, J. R. Hendon, and R. S. Waller. 2002. Preliminary assessment of the association of larval fishes with pelagic Sargassum habitat and convergence zones in the northcentral Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. 53.