I'm an early-career researcher interested in the evolution, behaviour and taxonomy of coral reef fish.
Culum is interested in fish and sharks with a special emphasis on their cognition, personality, and laterality*. He strives to improve the welfare of these sentient animals in a wide range of contexts: fisheries, aquaculture, zoos, aquariums, and research. He is an internationally recognized researcher in academia and beyond.
* laterality — Preference of an animal to use the left or the right side of its body to achieve an action Background picture by Joseph Gracia