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Margaret Lamont

The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands


Margaret Lamont,Biologist Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, completed his Ph.D., Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, M.S., Marine Science, California State University, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories B.S., The College of New Jersey

Research Interest

biogeography ecosystem diversity ecological processes biodiversity aquatic ecosystems


  • Biomarkers reveal sea turtles remained in oiled areas following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

  • Ecological regime shift drives declining growth rates of sea turtles throughout the West Atlantic

  • Characterization of the juvenile green turtle (Chelonia mydas) microbiome throughout an ontogenetic shift from pelagic to neritic habitats, Price, James T.; Paladino, Frank V.; Lamont, Margaret M.; Witherington, Blair E.; Bates, Scott T.; Soule, Tanya

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