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Marine Mammal Science

Aug 8, 2022

This episode is a special extra show recoded at the Society for Marine Mammalogy’s 24th Biennial Conference at Palm Beach, Florida. Dr Ashley Scarlett (Dr Scarlett Smash) interviews some of the scientists and students that presented posters at the conference. This episode features Mackenzie Griffin from Savannah...


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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