Dr. Garry Stenson - Marine Biologist

Dr. Garry Stenson

Marine Biologist

Garry is a researcher who has spent almost forty years studying the ecology of marine mammals and their ecosystems.

Dr. Garry Stenson recently retired from the Fisheries and Oceans, Newfoundland and Labrador Region, where he was a senior scientist carrying out research on the ecology of marine mammals, particularly ice breeding seals, in the North Atlantic and adjacent Arctic waters. He has authored or coauthored over 200 scientific papers, addressing questions about the abundance and status of marine mammal populations, how they use their habitat, factors influencing vital rates, and the impact of climate change on marine mammals, particularly seals. Garry lives in St. John’s and is an Adjunct Professor of Biology at Memorial University of Newfoundland.