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Marsha Wright: is a third year PhD Degree student
Marsha Wright

 

Dissertation Title: Natal Origins and Movement Patterns of Juvenile Hawksbills Foraging in the Caribbean Honduras

 

Marsha is interested in working with the Protective Turtle Ecology Center for Training, Outreach, and Research Inc. (ProTECTOR Inc.) program to expand the knowledge base of sea turtle population structure and ecology in Honduras.

 

Publications:

Published Abstracts:

Baumbach, D.S., Wright, M.K., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2017. Area abundance of hawksbill prey items within the Sandy Bay West End Marine Research, Roatan, Honduras. 15-20 April, 2017. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Wright, M.K., Baumbach, D.S., Trujillo, D., Cruz LeDuc, J., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2017. Quantification and impacts of nautical traffic on hawksbill presence in a Honduran marine protected area: A progress report. 15-20 April, 2017. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dunbar, S.G., Baumbach, D.S., Wright, M.K., Hayes, C.T., Holmberg, J., Crall, J.P., Stewart, C.V. 2017. Hotspotter: Less manipulating, more learning, and better vision for turtle photo identification. 15-20 April, 2017. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Baumbach, D.S., Hayes, C.T., Wright, M.K., Macpui, M., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Potential hawksbill prey item distribution among dive sites in a marine protected area in Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey.

Hayes, C.T., Baumbach, D.S., Wright, M.K., Baeza, L., Macpui, M., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Does recreational diving impact hawksbill sea turtle sighting rates? Preliminary analysis for a marine protected area, Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey.

Baeza, L., Hayes, C.T., Wright, M.K., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Photo Recognition for in-water identification of hawksbills in a marine potected area of Honduras. Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey.

Wright, M.K., Baeza, L., Hayes, C.T., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Sightings records of hawksbills in a marine protected area of Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey.

 

Awards and Grants

Winner of the 2016 Jordan Viders Spirit of the Sea Award and Scholarship. Find out more here.

 

   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: S.G. Dunbar