Juliet Shrimpton


School of Biological Sciences
Flinders University
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia, 5001
Phone: +61 8 8201-2357
Email:  juliet_shrimpton@hotmail.com


Juliet has gained over 12 years experience in the research, surveying and observation of marine mammals, in particular cetaceans.  Juliet has undertaken a number of projects including environmental monitoring of Finless Porpoise and the Indo-pacific Humpbacked Dolphin in Hong Kong and long term monitoring of the cetacean population on the West Coast of Scotland, UK, including most commonly the Minke Whale and the Harbour Porpoise.  Juliet has also worked as a marine mammal guide on-board expeditions vessels in Antarctica and South America and as an environmental consultant providing specialist marine mammal advice to the offshore marine renewables industry. Juliet currently works as an independent marine mammal observer (MMO) and passive acoustic operator (PAM) to the offshore oil and gas industry and has worked in a number of countries including Norway, Venezuela, Mozambique, Libya, Angola, Egypt and the UK.  Juliet, being currently based in Adelaide, is also involved in a number of marine mammal research projects on a voluntary basis in association with Flinders University.


  • 1998-1999. MSc. (Distinction) in Marine Resource Development and Protection, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
  • 1993 – 1996. BSc. (2:1) in Environmental Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich.


  • Embling, C. B., Gillibrand, P. A., Gordon, J., Shrimpton, J., Stevick, P. T. & Hammond, P. S. 2010. Using habitat models to identify suitable sites for marine protected areas for harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). Biological Conservation, 143, 267-279.
  • Southall, E. J., Sims, D. W., Metcalfe, J. D., Doyle, J. I., Fanshawe, S., Lacey, C., Shrimpton, J., Solandt, J. L. & Speedie, C. D. 2005. Spatial distribution patterns of basking sharks on the European shelf: Preliminary comparison of satellite-tag geolocation, survey and public sightings data. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 85, 1083-1088.

  • Juliet Shrimpton


School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University

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