Margaret Lamont, Ph.D.



Ph.D., Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, 2002

M.S., Marine Science, California State University, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 1995

B.S., The College of New Jersey, 1991


Meg Lamont is a research biologist focusing on population-level studies of marine turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. She leads several research projects based primarily in the northern Gulf and partners with various agencies including the Department of Defense, US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Florida Department of Transportation. Her work includes investigations of turtle ecology on the nesting beach and within in-water aggregations of primarily loggerhead, green and Kemps ridley turtles.