OCTOBER 2013 Marine Mammal Research Newsletter


FROM THE FIELD ...
Counting on some good news. Steller sea lions continue to increase and establish new breeding sites in BC. [more]

NUMBER CRUNCHING
Can a new technology help answer an old conservation question?
Counting DNA sequences in seal scats may reveal proportions of prey species consumed. [more]

INTO THE LAB ...
Figuring out the cost of a good dinner. Researchers are determining how changes in numbers and distribution of fish affect Steller sea lions. [more]

SCIENCE IN DEPTH
White-sided dolphins are making a resurgence in nearshore waters.
How much energy does it take to fuel these aquatic acrobats? [more]

Steller sea lion research

SCIENCE OUTREACH
Social media - connecting scientists and the public.
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THIS JUST IN
DNA diets, fur seal thermometers, seismic testing bowhead whales, forage fish energy densities, and energy hungry white-sided dolphins. Check out our latest peer reviewed publications….[more]

 


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