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Kyle Newton

Research Associate
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Dr. Kyle Newton is a Research Associate in Dr. Taylor Chapple's Big Fish Lab. Kyle is a sensory and cognitive ecologist that uses machine vision and learning techniques to understand, monitor, and mitigate the impact that human activities have on the physiology and behavior of marine wildlife. He is particularly interested in how the electromagnetic field noise generated by offshore energy facilities impacts the foraging and navigation behavior of electrically and magnetically sensitive species, such as sharks, rays, skates, and decapod crustaceans. Kyle is an avid scuba diver, novice surfer, and all time professional cat dad.