The Wildlife Evolution and Behavior program, or web, at Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is dedicated to basic and applied research on marine mammals, including in remote locations like the Arctic. Our research focuses on behavioral, ecological and evolutionary aspects of species vulnerability and resilience, especially in times of change. Our work is a collaborative effort with many partners, including Native Peoples across the north.

Wildlife Evolution and Behavior is the group formerly known as Population Biology and Behavioral Ecology.

web reflects the evolution of our research and more accurately encompasses current study interests.

Also, if we're being honest, PBBE was a tough acronym.  

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 Beluga whales in vero beach

January 2021

We are excited to announce that web is the feature story in this month's issue of Portfolio Magazine

Enjoy Greg's interview about his early days in research (hint: it has nothing to do with marine mammals!) and what he's learned in his 20+ years of studying belugas.


See stunning photos of belugas in their natural habitats while getting some insider tips on where to see them in the wild.

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