May 29, 2021

MMS 89: Humpback whales return to San Francisco Bay - but face a threat from shipsHumpback whales return to San Francisco Bay but face a threat from ships

MMS 89: Humpback whales return to San Francisco Bay - but face a threat from shipsHumpback whales return to San Francisco Bay but face a threat from ships

Humpbacks started coming back to San Francisco Bay in 2016 and now scientists are concerned about the risk of ship strikes. Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to guest Rebekah Lane about this conservation issue. Bekah Lane is a graduate student at San...


Humpbacks started coming back to San Francisco Bay in 2016 and now scientists are concerned about the risk of ship strikes. Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to guest Rebekah Lane about this conservation issue.

Bekah Lane is a graduate student at San Francisco State University, studying the risk of ship strikes to humpback whales in San Francisco Bay in Dr. Ellen Hines' lab. She is also a researcher in the Cetacean Field Research Team at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California