Humpback, gray and blue whales, Pacific white-sided dolphins, harbor porpoises, sea lions and harbor seals are all examples of marine mammals that feed, breed and travel through Oregon's waters.

Leigh Torres, Sea Grant Extension Marine Mammals

Leigh Torres is a marine ecologist, providing and extending information about current research on marine mammal ecology and behavior. She works extensively with the Marine Mammal Institute where her current research focuses on the ecology and conservation of marine megafauna, including seabirds, marine mammals, sharks, and turtles.

Amanda Gladics, Sea Grant Extension Coastal Fisheries

Amanda is located in Astoria. She provides community education that fosters sustainable fisheries. She also works closely with commercial fishermen, researchers and managers to develop innovative solutions for reducing bycatch fisheries and reducing the instances of whale entanglements.