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Areas of Research

Dr. Janet Mann

  • Long-term monitoring of Shark Bay dolphins and database development
  • Human impacts- provisioning at Monkey Mia
  • Female reproduction and calf care
  • Calf behavior and development
  • Tool-use with sponges (eastern gulf)
  • Hunting behavior and transmission of hunting tactics

Dr. Celine Frère

  • Social networks
  • Molecular ecology (blow-sampling, genomics)