Brett Long

Director of Animal Programs

Brett joined ASLC in July of 2006 as the Mammal Curator.  He accepted the position of Husbandry Director in April of 2009.  Prior to joining the Center he was the Research Training Coordinator and Program Manager for the Marine Mammal Physiology Project at Long Marine Lab, University of California, Santa Cruz. 

Brett is currently an active PADI and NAUI Dive Instructor, AAUS Scientific Diver, and chairs both the Diving Control Board and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at the Center.

Brett’s extensive field experience includes both captive and field studies of marine mammals and birds, and Scientific Diving and Boating along the Alaska and California coastlines.