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James L Bodkin

Population biology and ecology of marine mammals, population estimation, predator/prey relations, carnivora, coastal marine ecology, marine conservation.

Professional Experience

  • 2013 - Present         Research Wildlife Biologist Emeritus, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1990 - 2013              Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1989 - 1990             Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Koyukuk Wildlife Refuge, Galena, AK

  • 1986 - 1989             Fish and Wildlife Biologist, National Ecology Research Center, Santa Cruz, CA

Education and Certifications

  • M.S.  1986  California Polytechnical University, San Luis Obispo, CA    Biology

  • B.S.   1975  California State University, Long Beach, CA                   Wildlife Biology

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Society for Conservation Biology

  • American Society of Mammalogy

  • Society for Marine Mammalogy

  • The Wildlife Society

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government