Who We Are

Who We Are

James Harvey, Ph.D. (Senior Adjunct Associate Ecologist)

James Harvey, Ph.D. (Senior Adjunct Associate Ecologist)

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Expertise: 
Wildlife Ecology
Location: 
San Francisco Bay Area

Dr. Jim Harvey is an adjunct senior associate and wildlife ecologist with 30 years of experience. He has conducted research on foraging ecology and age and growth of blue sharks; foraging ecology, diving behavior, population dynamics, and effects of pollutants of harbor seals; migration and diving in gray and humpback whales, migration and foraging of Sooty Shearwaters, diving and feeding of Leatherback turtles, interactions between marine mammals and fisheries; relationship between oceanographic conditions and marine birds and mammals; and assessing health and condition of marine turtles, birds, and mammals. He is fellow of the California Academy of Sciences.

Jim received his B.A. from San Jose State University, his M.S. from Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, and his Ph.D. from Oregon State University. He also received a National Research Council postdoctoral fellowship while conducting research at the National Marine Mammal Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service in Seattle, Washington.