Society for Marine Mammalogy News

September 10, 2019

News from our Sister Society, SOMEMMA

The Mexican Marine Mammalogy Summer School: training new generations and strengthening our scientific society  Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse1,2,*, Fabiola Guerrero de la Rosa1,2, Juan José Alava3, Geraldine Busquets Vass1,4, Frank Cipriano5, Raúl Díaz-Gamboa1,6, Fernando R. Elorriaga Verplancken1,4, Cara Field7, Concepción García-Aguilar1,8, Diane Gendron1,4, Alejandro Gómez Gallardo1,9, Claudia J. Hernández Camacho1,4, Valentina Islas Villanueva1,10, Armando Jaramillo Legorreta1,11, Paloma […]

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August 19, 2019

New Marine Mammal Science podcast by the Society for Marine Mammalogy !

Announcing a new marine mammal science podcast by the Society for Marine Mammalogy ! Episode 1: Endangered Blue Whales With Dr. Asha De Vos In the first of the Marine Mammal Science podcasts, while sailing in the coastal waters of Sri Lanka, Dr. Chris Parsons talks with Dr. Asha De Vos about her research on […]

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August 1, 2019

Call for 2023 SMM Conference Venue Hosts

Aloha SMM Community- One of my responsibilities for the Society is to bring to the membership options for the venue for our 2023 Biennial (as a reminder 2021 will be in Florida). As we have in the past, we are reaching out to the membership to engage with groups who may wish to host the conference […]

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July 13, 2019

Help Keep Marine Mammal Science Accurate!

Hello! Would you like to get a head start on your marine mammal literature review and understanding of the remarkably diverse marine mammal species found globally? If yes, consider becoming a Wikipedia ® marine mammal species page curator. The Society for Marine Mammalogy Education Committee is looking for committed, passionate, and detail-oriented undergraduate/graduate students, recent graduates, […]

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May 14, 2019

2019 F.G. Wood Award and John R. Twiss Jr. Award Winners Announced

During the year of the biennial conference, the Society for Marine Mammalogy gives out two awards for student papers published in Marine Mammal Science.  The awards are F. G. Wood Award and the John R. Twiss, Jr. Award.      The Wood Award was established in honor of Forest G. Wood, a founding member of the Society […]

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