Eric Raslich

Outreach and Education Specialist

(305) 852-7717

Eric is a Michigan native who joined the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary education staff in 2015. Before joining the Sanctuary, he worked for several years as a mate, Captain, and then Fishing Program Commissioner with the Brinton Environmental Center, a Boy Scout National High Adventure Base on Summerland Key, Florida. Eric has also held various industry jobs in local dive shops, tackle shops, and with commercial dive boat operations.

Prior to settling year-round in the Florida Keys, Eric attended Michigan State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology with specializations in Natural Resources Recreation and Marine Ecosystems Management. Eric is an avid fisherman who enjoys pursuing all sorts of game fish in the waters surrounding the Florida Keys, currently holds a U.S. Coast Guard OUPV license, and is an Eagle Scout.