The status of marine mammal populations is of growing concern to a wide range of individuals. Questions are being asked about the impact of human activities on marine mammals and the effect of marine mammals on fish stocks. These uncertainties may have repercussions on people, marine mammals, and the health of the ecosystem.

MARINE MAMMAL RESEARCH NEWSLETTER
February 2014 (Issue  9)

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FROM THE FIELD …
Sampling zooplankton in the Arctic provides new insights into the feeding behavior of bowhead whales. [more]


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NUMBER CRUNCHING
Do seismic operations scare bowhead whales away or make them more difficult to count?
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Can a smart phone be used to estimate energy expenditure of sea lions? [more]

 


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THIS JUST IN
DNA diets, fur seal thermometers, seismic testing on bowhead whales, forage fish energy densities, and energy hungry white-sided dolphins. Check out our latest peer reviewed publications….[more]


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SCIENCE OUTREACH
The Alaska Marine Science Symposium – a chance for University-based researchers to present findings on Steller sea lions, northern fur seals, and bowhead whales. [more]

 

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