Dr Andy Marriott

Dr Andy Marriott

Analytical Chemist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3206

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  • 2015-Current: Aqueous Chemist
  •  2014 –2015 : Analytical Chemist
  •  2009 –2014 : PhD, Bangor University, Marine Biology
  •  2007 –2008 : MSc (Distinction), University of Bangor, Marine Biology
  •  2004 –2007 : BSc (Hons) 2.1, University of Bangor, Marine Biology


  • 2014-Current: Analytical experience includes Assessment of water quality using Ion Chromatography, NPOC, pH-Alk, Conductivity.
  • Laser ablation & solution-based ICP-MS techniques.
  • Mercury analysis (DMA-80).

Research interests

  •  2007 – ongoing : Analyses of biogeochemical tags in determining the origins and movement patterns of fish (otoliths) and sharks (vertebrae) using solution-based and laser ablation ICP-MS techniques.
  • Application of Biogeochemical structures (otoliths) in identifying natal origin of marine and freshwater fish.
  • The bioaccumulation of toxic heavy metals in fish tissue and their effects on food security in developing countries.

Current projects and collaboration

  •  2015 – ongoing : Sustainable and safe fisheries for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Movement patterns and pollutant accumulation by whitemouth croaker or 'Corvina' (Micropogonias furnieri).
  •  2014 – ongoing : Pollution biomonitoring of aquaculture ponds in West Bengal - University of Calcutta.
  •  2009 –2014 : Celtic Sea Trout Project. (CSTP)

Professional association

  • Fisheries Society of the British Isles.

Published outputs

Key papers

M Chatterjee, L Sklenars, S. R Chenery, M.J Watts, A. L Marriott, S. K. Rakshit, D and Sarkar. 2014. Assessment of Total Mercury (HgT) in Sediments and Biota of Indian Sundarban Wetland and Adjacent Coastal Regions. Environment and Natural Resources Research. 4 (02), 50-64

AL Marriott, JW Latchford, ID McCarthy. 2010. Population biology of the red gurnard (Aspitrigla cuculus L.; Triglidae) in the inshore waters of Eastern Anglesey and Northwest Wales. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 26 (4), 504-512

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