Ted Maney

Professional Details

Title Lab Instructor
Department Biology
Office Meier Hall 416
Phone 978.542.6249
Email ted.maney@salemstate.edu
Photo of Ted Maney

Recent and Upcoming Courses

BIO 105 Biological Systems
BIO 122 World of Cells
BIO 131 Introduction to Organisms
BIO 132 Introduction to Cells
BIO 310 Invertebrate Zoology
BIO 344 Underwater Research Methods
BIO 408 Research in Biology
SMS 185 Basic Scuba

Professional Biography


University of Massachusetts at Boston Biology and Anthropology BS 1980

University of Massachusetts at Boston Biology (Applied Marine Ecology), MS 1986

Northeastern University Supervisor Development Program Certificate 2004

Northeastern University Leadership Program Certificate 2006

Professional Appointments:

2007– present  Staff Assistant/Lab Instructor, Biology Department, Salem State University

2002- 2007. Laboratory Manager/Diving Safety Officer Northeastern University

1991 - 2002. Laboratory Coordinator/Diving Safety Officer, Northeastern University,

1989 - 2007. Part -Time Instructor, Northeastern University Diving Research Methods course (BIO U589/G289)

1987 – 1991 Diving Research Technician/Divemaster Marine Science Center, Northeastern University

Teaching Experience:

Instructor for Biology Labs (BIO105,121,122,124,131,132)

Part-time Instructor for BIO 124; Human and Social Biology 

Diving Research Methods (BIO U589/G289)

Scuba Instruction

CPR/First Aid Instruction. 

Professional Interests

Technical Expertise

Benthic Marine Ecology of rock wall communities in the Gulf of Maine

Coral reef ecology 

Scientific and Recreational Diver Training 

Scientific Diving Safety

Underwater Research Techniques

Laboratory Management and Safety

Computer operation and maintenance

Shipboard Diving and Scientific Operations

K - 12 Marine science outreach education 

Seawater system design, setup and maintenance

Animal Care Protocols (fish and aquatic invertebrates)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) ESRI ArcGIS


NAUI (National Association of Underwater Instructors) Scuba Instructor 

ASHI (American Safety & Health Institute) CPR/First Aid Instructor Trainer

DAN (Divers Alert Network) Instructor (Ox FA for Divers, AED, FA for Diving Accidents, FA for Professional Divers)


American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) -Past-president, Board of Directors

Sigma Xi - Full Menber

New England Estuarine Research Society (NEERS)

Boston Sea Rovers


Instructor for Biology Labs (BIO 105,121,122,124,131,132, 310)

Instructor for BIO 344 Underwater Research and SMS 185 Basic Scuba

Faculty Advisor for SSU Scuba Club 

Selected Publications


Maney,T., M. Fregeau, J. K. Buttner, S. Weston and B. Lee (2010) Mussel Culture On Long Lines On Cape Ann, Massachusetts – An Update. Abstract of Technical Paper of the 30th Milford Aquaculture Seminar. February 8 – 10, 2010. J Shellfish Res, 29: 2, 555

Maney, E. J . Jr. (2004) Underwater Photography; Applications and techniques for scientific diving. Diving For Science...2004. AAUS 23rd Annual Scientific Diving Symposium.

Maney,E. J. Jr. and S. J. Genovese. (2000) Scientific Diver Training at Northeastern University. Marine Technology Society Journal 34:4 38 – 46.

Sebens, K. P.,S. P. Grace, B. Helmuth, E. J. Maney Jr., J. S. Miles (1998.) Water flow and prey capture by three scleractinian corals, Madracis mirabilis, Montastrea cavernosa and Porites porites, in a field enclosure. Marine Biology 131 (1998) 2, 347-360

Maney, E. J.Jr., and C. H. Ellis Jr., Editors. (1997) Diving For Science ...1997. AAUS 17th Annual Scientific Diving Symposium Proceedings. Northeastern University,Boston, MA

Sebens,K. P., E. J. Maney Jr., A. Gordon. (1997) Long term research in the rocky subtidal zone (Massachusetts 1977-1997). Diving For Science ...1997. AAUS 17th Annual Scientific Diving Symposium.

Sebens, K. P., E.J. Maney Jr., and J. D. Witting. (1992) Aportable, diver-operated plankton sampler for near substratum use. Diving For Science...1992. AAUS 12th Annual Scientific Diving Symposium.

Sebens, K.P., and E.J. ManeyJr., (1991) Biofouling of Underwater Fiber Optic Cable Connectors: a Field Test at Nahant Massachusetts. Report for AT&T Bell Laboratories, Whippany, NJ.

Maney, E. J.Jr. and J. P. Ebersole. (1990) Continuous reproduction and episodic recruitment of Lacuna vincta (Montagu, 1803) inthe Gulf of Maine. Veliger 33(3): 215-221.

Sebens, K.P., J.D. Witman, R.A. Allmon and E.J. Maney Jr.,(1987) Early community development experiments in rocky subtidal habitats (Gulf of Maine, 30 - 80m), NOAA Symposium Series for Undersea Research, 6(1).

Selected Presentations

"Establishing Offshore Mussel Farms In Federal Waters." Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition (NACE) Milford Aquaculture Seminar (MAS). 14-16 January 2015, Portland ME.

 “Establishing An Offshore Mussel Farm In Federal Waters In The Gulf Of Maine.” Milford Aquaculture Seminar (MAS) February 25, 2014.

 “Introducing the REEF Northeast Invertebrate/Invasive Surveys”. 60th Boston Sea Rovers Show. March 9, 2014 Danvers MA. 

“Establishing An Offshore Mussel Farm In Federal Waters In The Gulf Of Maine.” Aquaculture and Restoration: A Partnership of Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition (NACE) Milford Aquaculture Seminar (MAS) and International Conference on Shellfish Restoration (ICSR). 12-15 December 2012, Groton, CT

 “Establishing An Offshore Mussel Farm In Federal Waters In The Gulf Of Maine.” Aquaculture 2013: Triennial Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, February 21 – 25, 2013 Nashville TN.

"Alien Space Invaders Attack Massachusetts - An Update on Marine Invasive Species". Boston Sea Rovers Clinic, March 6, 2011.

"Marine Environmental Awareness; Thinking Globally by Acting Locally". Boston Sea Rovers Underwater Clinic, March 8, 2009, Boston MA: 

“History and Practice of Scientific Diving in the USA” Benthic Ecology Meetings, April 10 – 12, 2008, Providence RI - Presenter and Session Chair for session on scientific diving, April 10, 2008

Personal Interests

Scuba diving 

Underwater photography

Natural History of marine organisms