Captain Carrie Newell
Founder and Professor of Marine Biology.
Carrie has been teaching at colleges for over 30 years and loves sharing her knowledge of marine biology and all of nature! She has four degrees ranging from Invertebrate Zoology to Biological Oceanography. Her last degree was from OSU. She has worked with gray whales and other marine mammals for over 25 years. Carrie discovered what the gray whales were eating off Depoe Bay and because of this discovery, her research was filmed by the Cousteau group and Oregon Field Guide. The name of the show is “Gray Whale Obstacle Course.” She has also discovered numerous other aspects about the summer resident gray whales including their sexes, ages, number of calves, body condition, unique feeding behaviors, and which ones have been attacked by orcas. She has written a half dozen books including a Marine Biology text book, book on Summer Resident Gray Whales, Book on Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, book on Seals, Sea Lions and Sea Otters, Seabirds and Shorebirds and others.
Carrie has a 50 Ton Master’s Captain’s License with over 25 years on our rough Northwest Pacific Ocean waters.
100 Ton Master Captain of 32 years Marine Mammal Biologist
Marine Mammal Naturalist Certificate, University of Hawaii, Maui
FAA Licensed UAV Pilot FAA Licensed A&P Mechanic
PADI retired Scuba Instructor. Administrator of Oregon Whale Watching
6 Pak Ocean Captain PADI Dive Master
Marine Mammal Naturalist. Owner South Beach Scuba
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