Specialties: Ocean Education
MLML Faculty Liaison since 2009
Ph.D., Director, Moss Landing Marine Labs
Himself a 1979 graduate of the Moss Landing Masters program, Jim Harvey returned to chair the Vertebrate Ecology Lab after obtaining a Ph.D. in oceanography (with minors in wildlife ecology and statistics) at Oregon State University in 1987. Dr. Harvey’s research interests include the ecology, morphology and behavior of marine mammals, birds and turtles; VHF/satellite-telemetry; marine mammal/fisheries interactions; vertebrate sampling techniques and experimental design; age and growth; population and trophic dynamics; and marine mammal stranding studies.