June 5, 2021

MMS 90: Humpback Whales' Scars Run Deep

MMS 90: Humpback Whales' Scars Run Deep

In this week’s episode, Allison Payne will be talking to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about her Masters' thesis project on entanglement scars on humpback whales. More on Allison Payne: Allison Payne is a Master's student at San Francisco State University's...


In this week’s episode, Allison Payne will be talking to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about her Masters' thesis project on entanglement scars on humpback whales.

More on Allison Payne:

Allison Payne is a Master's student at San Francisco State University's Estuary and Ocean Science Center and part of the Cetacean Field Research Team at the Marine Mammal Center, as well as a science communicator and naturalist. Her thesis work focuses on the accumulation of entanglement scars on humpback whales off the coast of central California using   Research Collective's North Pacific Humpback Whale Catalog.