Jorge Urban R., Ph.D.

Primary Researcher

Jorge Urban


Jorge is a graduate of National Autonomous University of Mexico. He is a Professor of marine biology at the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, La Paz, B.C.S., and has led gray whale research in Baja since 1996. He has widely published in the scientific literature on marine mammals and marine conservation, and serves on the IUCN Cetacean Specialist Group, the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission, and is a past President of the Mexican Society for Marine Mammalogy (SOMEMMA).