Ana Pozas

MSc Candidate

Tel: 604.822.8181
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Supervisor: Dr. David Rosen

Education: (2020) B.Sc. Biology Major, Minor in Applied Animal Biology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

Research topic: The Role of Diet Quality on Divergent Population Trends of California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus) in Mexico and the USA

About: Ana is studying the diet of California sea lions for her Masters thesis at MMRU in collaboration with researchers in Mexico, her home country. She hopes to contribute to scientific knowledge about sea lions along the West Coast, and strengthen the scientific basis to inform protection and conservation efforts for the species.

Ana is passionate about science communication for conservation, and especially enjoys doing so through her photography (@anapozasphotography).

California sea lion in San Rafaelito Island, La Paz, Mexico. Photo: Ana Pozas, 2019