ABOUT SARAH

Sarah Whitman joined CFF in January 2021. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in Marine Biology in 2015 from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She then went on to receive her Master’s degree in Conservation Medicine in 2017 from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, and is currently working towards her PhD. While pursuing her degrees she worked as an intern for multiple organizations, including two internships with the New England Aquarium conducting rehabilitation of sea turtles. She has also worked on multiple ecological research projects as both an undergraduate and graduate student on an array of different topics, including North Atlantic right whale fecundity and eyeshine in sea scallops. Prior to working at CFF she worked as a research assistant in the Marine Fisheries Field Research Group at SMAST doing sea scallop research and assisting with their drop camera survey.

Sarah Whitman, M.S. 
Research Biologist
swhitman@cfarm.org
Interests & Expertise
  • Bycatch reduction  

  • Scallop Fishery 

Education
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, M.S. 
2017
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth- Marine Biology,  B.S. 
2015
CURRENT RESEARCH
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
SELECTED FINAL REPORTS

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