Athena Crichton

Athena Crichton

Marine educator
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Office: 541-867-0233

HMSC Visitor Center

2030 Marine Science Drive

2030 Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365

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Affiliated with: 
Oregon Sea Grant
Hatfield Marine Science Center

A marine educator for Oregon Sea Grant for more than a dozen years, Athena attended University of Hawaii at Hilo and studied human anatomy and physiology. When she joined Oregon Sea Grant, it didn’t take her long to switch gears to learn and teach about the anatomy, physiology and behavior of fish and marine invertebrates. Her current special interest is the exploration and study of marine ecosystems, particularly estuarine habitats