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Steller sea lions hauled out near the Valdez Terminal in Prince William Sound, Alaska.

Oil Spill Response Team - Alaska Region

Protected Resources Division
Email: akrnmfsspillresponse@noaa.gov

Oil Spill Response Team - Alaska Region

Oil spills are a recognized potential stressor to marine mammals worldwide. Toxic components of oil have been shown to negatively impact the individual fitness of marine mammals and can lead to death. Exposure pathways include inhalation, ingestion, aspiration, and dermal/surface oiling.

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Alaska Oil Spill Response Team

Contact us: akrnmfsspillresponse@noaa.gov