MMTD-SIO Doctorate Student Wins Award

Tara Whitty was awarded the J. Stephen Leatherwood Memorial Award at last week’s 20th Biennial Conferenceexit on the Biology of Marine Mammals for her presentation “Mapping conservation-scapes of small cetaceans & small-scale fisheries in southeast Asia.” The J. Stephen Leatherwood Memorial Award recognizes the most outstanding student presentation on marine mammals of South and Southeast Asia, with particular emphasis on conservation. Tara Whitty is a graduate student with the Scripps Institution of Oceanographyexit and Marine Mammal and Turtle Division at Southwest Fisheries Science Center. Congratulations Tara! TaraWhitty 

For information about Tara’s work with artisanal fisheries, click hereexit.

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