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Southwest Fisheries Science Center
8901 La Jolla Shores Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037-1508
Phone: (858) 546-7101
Fax: (858) 546-5653
The photos on this page were taken by John Calambokidis of Cascadia Research.
First Issue of African Sea Turtle Newsleter Published
Dr. Manjula Tiwari has just launched the first issue of the African Sea Turtle Newsletter, a free publication about the biology and conservation of sea turtles in Africa. Dr. Tiwari is a marine turtle ecologist with the Marine Mammal and Turtle Division at SWFSC.
Smart Women Doing Cool Stuff!
Dr. Lisa Ballance, Director of the Marine Mammal and Turtle Division at the Southwest Fisheries Science Center was featured on the cover of winter edition of the AWIS magazine. Lisa was interviewed by the magazine she
MMTD-SIO Doctorate Student Wins Award
Tara Whitty was awarded the J. Stephen Leatherwood Memorial Award at last week’s 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals for her presentation “Mapping conservation scapes of small cetaceans & small scale fisheries in southeast
SWFSC Researchers Featured in New Vaquita Video
SWFSC scientists are featured in a new video about the vaquita porpoise, the world's most endangered marine mammal. The film, Vaquita - Saving the Desert Porpoise, highlights our scientists that conduct research on vaquita, while pondering the question, "Has time run out?"