Mariana Ferreira Da Silveira
Last update: September 2013

e-mail: marianadasilveira(at)


Mariana is from Salvador, Brazil, but she has been living in the United States since 2009. She is a senior at Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG), expected to graduate in May 2014. Mariana has always been fascinated by the ocean and wanted to become a marine biologist since she was a little kid. She wants to pursue a research career in conservation biology, working with marine mammals. She is involved in the management of the 1990–2013 bottlenose dolphin photo-identification catalogue stored at Bernd Würsig's Laboratory. Mariana is a Member of Tri Beta National Biological Honor Society and she received three Academic Scholarships from TAMUG.


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