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Does nutritional status influence diving behavior in Steller sea lions?

For Western Alaska’s Steller sea lions, a change in the availability of their key prey may have caused widespread nutritional stress leading to the steep population decline. Do nutritionally stressed sea lions dive and forage as efficiently as they would at optimum health? A new Consortium study explores this question and more.

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The Consortium is conducting a long-term research program on Steller sea lions, northern fur seals and other marine mammals and their interactions with fisheries, other species and oceanographic conditions in the North Pacific Ocean and Eastern Bering Sea.



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