Kevin Weng


Kevin Weng

White Shark



Kevin Weng is an assistant researcher and SOEST Young Investigator at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He studies

  • Behavior, migration and habitat use of marine vertebrates
  • Biology of pelagic fishes and sharks
  • Management and conservation of marine vertebrates and their habitats
  • Oceanography of the focal areas of marine animals
  • Use of animal-borne sensors to measure the marine environment

His research has been communicated to the public via the Discovery Channel website, ABC News, The Associated Press, Daily India, the Monterey Herald, The Santa Cruz Sentinel, the Stanford University News Service, the outreach component of the TOPP program, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

He is a Board Member of the Community Conservation Network and peer reviewer for Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Animal Ecology, Environmental Biology of Fishes and Fish and Fisheries. Kevin has been helping the mola team for several years from equipment consulting to tag preparation and most recently data analyses.



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