Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program:
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Staff Member

Shigetomo Hirama

Tomo Hirama



Shigetomo is a PhD student under advisement of Dr. Ray Carthy in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at University of Florida. His research interests include nesting ecology of sea turtles. He currently works in Marine Turtle Research section of Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute as a biological scientist.

Research Publications Publication Date
Hirama, S., B. Witherington, K. Kneifl, A. Sylvia, M. Wideroff, and R. R. Carthy. 2021. Environmental factors predicting the orientation of sea turtle hatchlings on a naturally lighted beach: A baseline for light-management goals. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 541 (2021) 151568. | Abstract May 2021