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Kenneth Krysko
Kenneth Krysko, Ph.D.
Kenneth Krysko
Collection Manager, Division of Herpetology

Dr. Kenneth L. Krysko is a well known Florida herpetologist. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences at Florida State University, Master's Degree in Biological Sciences at Florida International University, and PhD in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida. He is currently the collection manager of Herpetology at the Florida Museum of Natural History. His research involves molecular phylogenetics of imperiled native species, but he is also known for his expert knowledge on invasive amphibians and reptiles. In his spare time, he enjoys being with his wife and kids, fishing, collecting fossils, photography, and painting with acrylics.

Dr. Krysko teaches Herpetology and Invasion Ecology at the University of Florida. He is frequently asked to consult on television and radio shows, and he even has been highlighted in an episode of MonsterQuest where his team searched for alligators in the underground sewers of New York City.

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  • Email: kenneyk@ufl.edu
  • Phone: 352-273-1945
  • Address: 1659 Museum Road
    Gainesville, FL 32611-7800

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