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Marine Mammal Science

Apr 2, 2022

On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett chats with Dr Alyx Milne, a sensory biologist. They talk about the way pinnipeds move their whiskers, and how they help them to sense what is around them in their natural environment.

Mar 12, 2022

On this week's episode Dr Rachael Gray, a veterinarian, shares with us her most recent  study investigating how to  mitigate the impacts of hookworm and lice on Australian sea lions.

Feb 5, 2022

This is part 2 of 3 episodes with sensory biologist Dr. Robyn Grant. In this week's episode, Dr. Grant explains why California Sea Lion whiskers are touch-sensitive. 

Feb 20, 2021

Dr. Michelle Lander talks about some of the highlights of her research using tags on pinnipeds, and about the difficulties of tracking animals that spend a large portion of their time underwater, in remote locations, in the ocean depths.