Chris Tremblay coordinates science programming at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center and oversees the Center’s teaching laboratories. He is also a marine mammal research biologist at the University of Maine’s School of Marine Sciences, focusing on cetacean bioacoustics.
Chris’s background has been focused on the passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) of cetaceans for the purposes of management and risk mitigation, as well as improving the understanding of baleen whale vocal repertoire in the western North Atlantic Ocean. Chris has previously worked as a project manger with the Bioacoustics Research Program (BRP) at Cornell University, as a whale biologist and research station manager at College of the Atlantic’s Mount Desert Rock Marine Research Station (MDR), and participates in annual research cruises with the NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) in Woods Hole, with focuses on large baleen whale and beaked whale ecology.
Chris holds a Master of Science in Marine Biology from the University of Maine’s School of Marine Science.