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Photograph of Shannon Rankin at sea - she is holding a camera, getting ready to photograph marine mammals.

Shannon Rankin

Research Fishery Biologist
Marine Mammal & Turtle Division, SWFSC
Passive Acoustics
Office: (858) 546-7072
Email: shannon.rankin@noaa.gov

Shannon Rankin

Research Fishery Biologist

Research area is the application of passive acoustic monitoring to study marine mammals and the ocean environment, including:

  • marine mammal population assessment
  • marine mammal ecology & behavior
  • impact of man-made noise on marine mammals