Find out more about the people behind Cawthron Institute.

Deanna Clement

Marine Ecologist – Marine Mammals and Resource Management


  • PhD (Zoology/Marine Science). University of Otago, 2006
  • MSc (Marine Ecology). Florida Institute of Technology, 1998
  • BA (Biology). University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 1993

Role at Cawthron

Deanna is a Marine Ecologist, specialising in marine mammal ecology. Deanna has worked on a variety of projects including impact assessments and the design of several resource consent monitoring studies.

Technical skills, experience and interests

  • Spatial and temporal distribution patterns of wildlife populations, especially marine mammals (GIS-based)
  • Environmental influences on habitat preference and utilisation of populations
  • Sustainable coastal development and marine mammals

Professional affiliations

  • Society for Marine Mammalogy
  • American Society of Mammalogists
  • New Zealand Marine Sciences Society

Publication links

+64 3 548 2319
[email protected]