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John Bengtson

Division Director, Marine Mammal Laboratory
Marine Mammal Laboratory
Office: 206-526-4045
Email: john.bengtson@noaa.gov

John Bengtson

Division Director, Marine Mammal Laboratory

John Bengtson is Director of the Marine Mammal Laboratory, a division of Alaska Fisheries Science Center. Trained as a wildlife ecologist, having earned a Ph.D. (manatees) and M.S. (crabeater seals) from the University of Minnesota, as well as a B.A. in biology and conservation at Carthage College, Wisconsin.His personal research focus is on trying to understand the natural variation in interactions among high-latitude marine mammals, and birds, and their environment.