Asha de Vos

Marine Biologist

Asha de Vos is a marine biologist and educator with a strong affinity for marine mammals. Armed with degrees from the Universities of St. Andrews, Oxford and Western Australia, she aims to increase the conversation about conservation through innovative outreach tools, strong international collaborations and good quality science.

Her main research focuses on the blue whale populations around Sri Lanka and forms the first long-term study on this species within the northern Indian Ocean. Currently a post-doctoral scholar at the University of California Santa Cruz, she is working with a team of scientists to try to mitigate the impact of ship strike on this unique population of blue whales.

Asha de Vos is a marine biologist and educator with a strong affinity for marine mammals. Armed with degrees from the Universities of St. Andrews, Oxford and Western Australia, she aims to increase the conversation about conservation through innovative outreach tools, strong international collaborations and good quality science.

Her main research focuses on the blue whale populations around Sri Lanka and forms the first long-term study on this species within the northern Indian Ocean. Currently a post-doctoral scholar at the University of California Santa Cruz, she is working with a team of scientists to try to mitigate the impact of ship strike on this unique population of blue whales.

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