Journal Staff


Aquatic Mammals is a scientific peer-reviewed journal. The journal publishes papers dealing with all aspects of the care, conservation, medicine, and science of aquatic mammals. The journal is published online 6 times per year and printed in three double issues in March, July, and November. The journal is thankful to our sponsors: the European Association for Aquatic Mammals, the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums, and the International Marine Animal Trainers’ Association.

Journal Staff

Kathleen M. Dudzinski, Ph.D., Managing Editor

Juan Jose Alava, Ph.D., Co-Editor

Kristy Biolsi, Ph.D., Co-Editor

Elizabeth Henderson, Ph.D., Co-Editor

Shane B. Kanatous, Ph.D., Co-Editor

David Rosen, Ph.D., Co-Editor

MaryEllen Mateleska, Book Review Editor

Brittany McIntosh, M.S., Assistant Editor

Sandra Larimer, Copy Editor

Shanee Plate, Layout Design

Gina Colley, Business Manager

Editors Emeritus

The following people have served Aquatic Mammals as Editor in the past:
Jeanette A. Thomas
Paul E. Nachtigall
Victor J.A. Manton
Willem H. Dudok van Heel

Editorial Board

The Editorial Staff is supported by an Editorial Board. The current members of the Editorial Board are:

  • Arne Bjørge — Institute of Marine Research, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
  • Manuel E. dos Santos — MARE-ISPA, Portugal
  • Manuel García Hartmann — MarLab, France
  • Heidi Harley — New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida, USA
  • A. Rus Hoelzel — School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, Durham, UK
  • Christina Lockyer — Age Dynamics, Denmark
  • Lee A. Miller — Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
  • Paul E. Nachtigall — Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, Kailua, Hawaii, USA
  • Daniel K. Odell — Georgia Dolphin Ecology Program, Georgia, USA
  • Grey Stafford — Grand Canyon University, USA


Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7485, Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34985 USA

Business email:

Business phone: 1-860-514-4704

All papers submitted for publication in the journal will be reviewed by scientific peers, selected by the Editorial Team.

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