Ecology of Southeast Alaska Cruise naturalist Josh McInnisJosh McInnes is a marine biologist specializing in the ecology of marine mammals. He has spent over a decade studying the ecology of killer whales. Josh’s work started in British Columbia, where he focused on the transient or Bigg’s killer whale hunting ecotype. He also collaborated with researchers studying killer whales in Australia, South Africa, Washington, Alaska, and California. Josh obtained a BSc in marine biology at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and taught ocean sciences at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre in Bamfield BC. He is currently the research coordinator at Marine Life Studies in Monterey Bay, California where he focuses on studying toothed cetaceans.