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Michael Polito

Michael Polito

Postdoctoral Scholar

Biology

mpolito@whoi.edu

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Dept. Oceanography & Coastal Sciences

Louisiana State University

1239 Energy, Coast & Environment Bldg
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Education

B.S. Marine Biology - University of North Carolina Wilmington - 2001
Ph.D. Marine Biology - University of North Carolina Wilmington - 2012

Research Interests

The ecology of marine predators including seabirds, marine mammals and their prey. I use biomarkers such as stable isotopes, fatty acids, and heavy metal contaminants to track changes in the trophic ecology and the physiological status of marine organisms.

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