Antoinette (Annie) Gorgone is a Research Associate for the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies working with the NOAA Fisheries' Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Beaufort, North Carolina.
Annie has been working with marine mammals since 1992. She’s been involved with projects with a variety of marine mammal species from the east coast of the U.S., the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and Hawaii. In 2001 she began work on NOAA projects at the Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Beaufort, NC. Her current research includes stock structure of bottlenose dolphins by using photo-identification and biopsy methods. More recently, she assists with various sea turtle research projects including piloting research vessels for sea turtle assessments.