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Kelsey Howe

Kelsey Howe

Associate Research Scientist
Kraus Marine Mammal Conservation Program, Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life


BA, Biology and History, Bowdoin College, 2010


Kelsey Howe is an associate research scientist and program coordinator for the Aquarium’s Kraus Marine Mammal Conservation Program at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life, which for over 40 years has been working to study and protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales. Kelsey started working for the program as a summer field intern back in 2011, was brought on full time in 2016, and has been a part of dozens of right whale field seasons from Florida all the way up to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. She currently works on maintaining the Right Whale Photo-Identification Catalog and conducting boat-based fieldwork in the Bay of Fundy, the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and Cape Cod Bay.




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