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Marine Mammal Science

Feb 27, 2021

Dr. Holly Fearnbach, speaks to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about “SR3”, which stands for SeaLife Response, Rehabilitation, and Research. This program studies the health of endangered southern resident killer whales and the decline in their prey. But, she also gives us some hope for this population and their health status...

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.

Feb 13, 2021

Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to Dr. Luis Bedrinana-Romano about his team's new paper on priority areas for blue whale conservation and the overlap with vessel traffic. They also talk about how their paper went viral on social media thanks to an informative animation they used.

Feb 6, 2021

This week Dr. Ashley Scarlett is joined by Dr. Beth Brady and Kristi Ashley Collum to talk about how intriguing sirenians (manatees and dugongs) can be; how much we don’t know about their biology; and, how much more we can learn from them.