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Staff Biographies and Contact Information:

Dr. Mark D. Ohman, Professor and Curator of Pelagic Invertebrates, has research interests in the population ecology of marine zooplankton.  He earned his Ph.D. in Oceanography at the University of Washington, Seattle.  Email:

Ms. Linsey Sala, Museum Scientist/Collection Manager, earned her M.S. at San Diego State University in Biology emphasizing in Marine Ecology with her thesis focusing on Marine Invertebrate Larval Ecology, following a B.S. in Biology from Illinois State University where she emphasized in Insect Ecology.  Email:

Mailing address:

Pelagic Invertebrate Collection
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego
8675 Discovery Way, Vaughan Hall room 135
La Jolla, CA 92037-0227, U.S.A.
Phone: 858-534-2071
Fax: 858-534-6500

Campus Location:

Vaughan Hall, Rooms 125 & 135,
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Map)