Taleatha Pell

Taleatha Pell recently graduated with a Master of Science in Marine Biology from James Cook University and currently works with 02 Marine as a Marine Science Consultant. She is highly interested in coral reef ecology and using technology including remote-operated video and drones to assist in the monitoring of marine environments.

As a Noongar woman from the southwest of Western Australia, Taleatha is also interested in how mapping technology can help to incorporate Indigenous knowledges into marine and environmental research. Her technical experience in marine research includes benthic and fish surveys, macroalgal removal for restoration, algal cover and bleaching surveys, in-water and drone mapping of coral reef environments, coral settlement tile installation and tile analysis, underwater video setup of algal assays including analysis and water quality data analysis.