Stephane P. G. de Moura,
2019-2023 (2022-2023 at OSU)
PhD student, Graduate Program in Coastal and Oceanic Systems, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
Visiting PhD student, Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University, USA
Co-Supervisors: Dr. Camila Domit, Mauricio Cantor
PhD thesis: Distribution and spatial dynamics of Guiana dolphins, Sotalia guianensis, and the potential vulnerability to impacts on the Paraná coast, southern Brazil.
What is she up to? Stephane studies the distribution and the spatial dynamics of Guiana dolphins along the Paraná Coast, Brazil, and the role of individual variation in space use in drivingvulnerability to anthropic impacts. Stephane is also a collaborating researcher at the NGO MarBrasil, where she works on the biology and ecology of Green turtles off the Paraná coast. Her main research interests are population and behavioral ecology, and she loves working in the ocean.