Gray Seals in New England: A Story Revealed by the Islands
Gray Seals in New England: A Story Revealed by the Islands with Kimberly Murray, NOAA Fisheries
Join us for this special presentation by Kimberly Murray, lead of the Seal Ecology and Assessment Program at NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole. She will review research conducted by NOAA Fisheries and many collaborators studying the gray seals on Muskeget Island over the past few years, and how this research has revealed insights into the state of the ecosystem.
MVM Members: $10; Non-Members: $15. To register, click here.
Kimberly Murray leads the Seal Ecology and Assessment Program at NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole, MA. Kimberly has worked at the NEFSC since 2002, and has led the Seal Program since 2016. The Seal Ecology program at NOAA focuses primarily on the abundance and distribution of gray and harbor seals in the Northwest Atlantic, their foraging ecology, and the impact of anthropogenic activities on population growth. Kimberly received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz and her Master’s degree from Duke University. Prior to joining NOAA, she worked various jobs focusing on marine mammal research and policy, and scientific writing and editing.
|Date||April 11, 2023|
|Venue||Marthas Vineyard Museum|