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Philip Alatalo

Philip Alatalo

Research Associate III


Office Phone: +1 508 289 2980

WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 33

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.A. Northeastern University, 1976, Biology
M.S. University of Delaware, College of Marine Studies, 1980, Marine Studies

Research Interests

Physiological ecology of marine zooplankton, particularly larval forms; early life history of temperate marine fish, specifically feeding behavior, predator-prey relationships, and developmental physiology; culture requirements of marine and aquatic organisms; life history strategies of bivalve molluscs; symbiosis in the Mollusca; microzooplankton behavior; polar marine biology; video identification and visualization of marine organisms; Cephalopod behaviour.