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Marine Mammal Science

Jul 30, 2022

On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett and Dr Chris Parsons chat about the upcoming Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals (1-5 August; in person and online). They talk about the program, some of the things to expect and the benefits of going to conferences (both in person or online)


Jul 16, 2022

On this week’s episode Dr Chris Parsons chats with Mark Simmonds and Laetitia Nunny about the various ways that wild marine mammals interact with humans.


Feb 19, 2022

In this week’s episode, biologist Dr. Lonneke IJsseldijk explains the many things you can learn from a stranded marine mammal and she tells us about an unusual mass stranding of harbour porpoises in Europe.


Jan 29, 2022

In this week’s episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to sensory biologist Dr. Robyn Grant about the evolution of whiskers in mammals. This is the first of several episodes of the importance of whiskers in marine mammals.


Nov 27, 2021

On this week’s episode Dr Ashley Scarlett chats with guest Dr Carlos Peredo about the evolutionary history of marine mammals and the extreme adaptations they've developed for eating their prey.