Cristina Cox Fernandes

Adjunct research associate professor, biology

evolutionary diversity, ecology, electric fishes, speakers bureau

Phone: (413) 545-4391


Cristina Cox-Fernandes’ research focuses on the ecology and evolutionary diversity of neotropical freshwater fishes, particularly within the Amazon River basin, including electric fishes (Gymnotiformes). Her research topics range from behavior and ecology to taxonomy and sexual dimorphism.