John Calambokidis

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John Calambokidis is a Senior Research Biologist and co-founder (in 1979) of Cascadia Research, a non-profit organization. Since 1986, Cascadia researchers have conducted a long-term study of the humpback and blue whales along the California coast, and since the 1990’s the study has expanded to include whales off Mexico and Central America. Besides blue whales, his research has evaluated contaminant impacts on marine mammals and examined the biology of humpback and gray whale. He has been principal investigator of the Costa Rica humpback whale research program since 1996