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Coastal Currents: Gray Whales

Amy Berkowitz / Thursday, May 11 @ 3:20 p.m. / Environment, KHUM


Today we spoke with James Sumich, author and marine biologist. He will be giving a talk at Explore North Coast Kayak on Monday, May 15th.

Author of a best-selling textbook on marine biology (now in its 11th edition) and co-author of the widely adopted 'Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology'. He has taught marine mammal biology at the college and university level for more than four decades and has conducted research on gray whales from British Columbia to Baja California.  Jim currently holds a Courtesy Faculty appointment at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Sumich has authored or co-authored nearly twenty papers on gray whales and has recently published a general audience book "E. robustus: The Biology and Human History of Gray Whales' that will be available for purchase and signing at the talk.

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