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Brett Long

Senior Director of Birds and Mammals

Brett Long is the senior director of birds and mammals at the Aquarium of the Pacific, responsible for the staff who provides care and husbandry of the animals.

Long joined the Aquarium in 2018 and has since overseen the development and implementation of several important conservation projects, including the partnership on Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sea Otter Surrogacy Program to help these threatened marine mammals and the Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog Project to help this critically endangered local species through a collaboration with several partners.

Prior to joining the Aquarium, Long spent twelve years working with the Marine Mammal Physiology Project at the University of California, Santa Cruz’s Joseph M. Long Marine Laboratory, followed by thirteen years as the (animal) husbandry director at a sea life center in Alaska. Through his years of experience and hands-on work, Long has developed specialized experience in sea otter conservation, oiled wildlife response, marine mammal and bird rehabilitation, and marine mammal physiology and behavior.

Brett Long portrait

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