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Dr Alan Rees

Dr Alan Rees

Darwin Fellow


 Daphne du Maurier 3052


Daphne du Maurier Building, University of Exeter,  Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK



PhD: Ecology of Marine Turtles across the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East; University of Exeter
MSc: Biotechnology; University of the West of England
BSc: Zoology; Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London

Research group links


Research interests

  • Spatio-temporal habitat use by sea turtles in thermally wide-ranging habitats
  • Population structure and breeding ecology of green turtles in the Persian Gulf

Research projects

  • Assessing diet and distribution of sea turtles in Gabon through Stable Isotope analysis.
  • Assessing diet and movement of rats on Ascension Island through Stable Isotope analysis.


Contract position funded by the Darwin Initiative.

External Engagement and Impact

Editorial responsibilities

Editorial board of the Marine Turtle Newsletter and the Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter.


Supervision / Group

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