DeLong, Robert L.

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Biographical History

Robert L. DeLong was born in 1942. He received his B.S. in Wildlife Conservation from Purdue University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Wildland Resource Science from the University of California, Berkeley. DeLong conducted research with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, and established the San Miguel Research Station for pinniped biology. He is currently the Program Leader of the National Marine Mammal Laboratory’s California Current Ecosystem Program.


  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (n.d.). Personnel. In National Marine Mammal Laboratory. Retrieved July 5, 2016, from
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives. Record Unit 000245, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, Records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923. Box 241, Folder 1 entitled "Personnel cards, giving address, phone, relatives; personal data."

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