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Marine Mammal Science

Jan 30, 2021

Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to NOAA ecologist Carey Kuhn about her fascinating work on northern fur seal foraging ecology that integrates video cameras mounted on fur seals and prey mapping with unmanned surface vehicles (Saildrones). This technology has enabled Carey to fill in some of the long-missing information gaps...

Jan 23, 2021

Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to Lauren Hartny-Mills, about two much-loved, famous fins that visit the west coast of Scotland, Knobble the minke whale and John Coe the killer whale, and the key role citizen science has played in understanding the movements of these two celebrity whales.

Jan 16, 2021

This week’s guest is Alison Lomax, the Director of the Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust in Scotland. She talks about the various programs that they run, and how they built a case for a new Marine Protected Area in West Scotland.

Jan 9, 2021

Dr. Chris Parsons is this week's guest - who long-time listeners will remember used to be the host of the Marine Mammal Science podcast. In this episode, Chris talks about his research, conservation, and education work on the West Coast of Scotland for the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust and about what it's like to...

Jan 2, 2021

The conflict between fisheries and dolphins in Mexico On this week's episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to marine mammal ecology and fisheries expert Dr. Eduardo Morteo about the challenges of his project in Mexico, on dolphin and human interaction. He talks about he got into the field, and his discoveries and...