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Toby Stephenson

Toby Stephenson, a boat captain for College of the Atlantic who lives in Ellsworth, ME, talks about his current role as well as the research he has conducted with students to determine the diets of whales in the Gulf of Maine and to compare the current population distribution and abundance of herring gulls compared with historical levels.





Molly Graham

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Natalie Springuel

Suggested citation: Stephenson, Toby Oral History Interview, February 28, 2019, by Galen Koch, Page #, Maine Sound & Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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