Protected Species Division Contact Information

NOAA IRC
Attn: NMFS/PIFSC/PSD
1845 Wasp Boulevard, Building 176
Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: (808) 725-5341

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Protected Species Division

NOAA IRC
Attn: NMFS/PIFSC/PSD/Cetacean Research Program
1845 Wasp Boulevard, Building 176
Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: (808) 725-5341

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Cetacean Research Program

Cetacean Assessment

Cetacean Acoustics

  • Yvonne Barkley - Cetacean Acoustician (J)
    Contact: (808) 725-5723 yvonne.barkley@noaa.gov
  • Ali Bayless - Cetacean Specialist (J)
NOAA IRC
Attn: NMFS/PIFSC/PSD/Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program
1845 Wasp Boulevard, Building 176
Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: (808) 725-5700

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Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program

  • Charles Littnan, PhD - Lead Scientist, Supervisory Research Ecologist
    Contact: (808) 725-5711 charles.littnan@noaa.gov
  • Lizabeth Kashinsky - Supervisory Monk Seal Biological Technician (J)

Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program Research Teams

Health, Operations, Logistics, and Response (HOLR)

  • Michelle Barbieri, DVM, MS. - Team Lead, Health Program Coordinator (C)
    Contact: (808) 725-5734 michelle.barbieri@noaa.gov
  • Michael Burns - Research Technician (J)
  • Angie Kaufman - Response/Support Technician (J)
  • Jessica Lopez-Bohlander - Field Research Supervisor (J)
  • Mark Sullivan - Emergency Response Research Associate (J)
  • Chad Yoshinaga - Supervisory Program Management Specialist

Population Assessment, Demographics, Data, Legacy, and Enhancement (PADDLE)

  • Thea Johanos-Kam - Team Lead, Marine Biologist
    Contact: (808) 725-5709 thea.johanos-kam@noaa.gov
  • Brenda Becker - Biological Science Technician
  • Vikram Khurana - Data Management Specialist (J)
  • Tracy Mercer (Wurth) - Monk Seal Biological Technician (J)

Science-based Enhancement and Analytical Support (SEAS)

NOAA IRC
Attn: NMFS/PIFSC/PSD/Marine Turtle Biology and Assessment Program
1845 Wasp Boulevard, Building 176
Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: (808) 725-5341

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Marine Turtle Biology and Assessment Program

Notes:
(C) - denotes contractor
(J) - denotes Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) Employee