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  • Our research dataset encompasses almost two decades and we are among the few long-term continuous investigations on marine mammals existing worldwide

  • We are the only organization conducting long-term, year-round research on cetaceans and pinnipeds off Los Angeles, California

  • We are focused on marine mammal scientific studies that have a measurable conservation impact

  • We utilize our research as the basis for educational outreach programs pointed at local stakeholders as well as the general public

  • We use scientific data to bring policy changes and raise public awareness

  • Our main study area is the Southern California Bight but some of our educational and research studies comprise the entire California coastline waters and beyond

  • We focus on different species of marine mammals present off California but we also look at the interactions with other species, humans included

  • Our research and education efforts have received many awards, including a Certificate of Commendations by the City of Los Angeles


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