Holly West

Holly West

Senior Aquarium Biologist - Sea Turtles

Holly oversees the care and research involved with Mote Aquarium's resident sea turtles. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree, she then traveled overseas to broaden her sea turtle knowledge. Her previous work with sea turtles includes leatherback nesting surveys, in-water population studies and volunteering at rehabilitation centers, just to name a few. The current research focuses on investigating the auditory capabilities of sea turtles.


Bachelor of Science majoring in marine biology and zoology, with honors. University of Queensland, Australia.