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Marine Mammal Science

May 28, 2022

On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett talks to Dr Stephanie King about her research on animal communication and cooperative strategies.


May 7, 2022

On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett chats with guest Emma Chereskin about her work on male dolphin alliances using vocal communication to ‘bond-at-a-distance’.




Feb 12, 2022

Did you know that whales and dolphins can actually have whiskers?

Dr. Ashley Scarlett chats with sensory biologist Dr. Robyn Grant about this little-known area of whale and dolphin biology. This episode is the last of three episodes about marine mammal whiskers.


Dec 19, 2020

Dr. Ari Friedlaender talks about how video-recording tags have revolutionized conducting research on the behavior of marine mammals.

He also discusses how important the information gained from tagging studies can be, including how it provides information about the effects of climate change on marine mammals.

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Aug 15, 2020

This week’s guest is Dr. Laura May-Collado, who has studied whale and dolphin in several countries in Central America. Dr. May-Collado has, in particular, been working to help save a genetically distinct and imperiled population of dolphins in Bocas del Toro, Panama. After a decade and a half of scientific...