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Hitomi Kimura

Office: Building 470, Room 234
Phone: 250.753.3245 Ext. 2323
Fax: 250.740.6482


  • BSc, Vancouver Island University (2003)


  • Lab demonstrator, Vancouver Island University (Since January 2004)
  • Research assistant and volunteer, Marine Mammal Section at the Pacific Biological Station (since May 2003)

Research Interest

  • Biology, ecology, behavior, and conservation of vertebrates (particularly Cetacean, Reptiles and Amphibians)

Accreditations and Licenses

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Certificate (WHMIS)
  • First-Aid WCB Level I
  • Animal Care Aide Certificate (2001) from Vancouver Island University
  • Class 5, BC Drivers License
  • Pleasure Craft Operator License
  • PADI Open Water Diving Certificate