1978 Alaska Fur Seal Investigations

July 01, 1978

The National Marine Fisheries Service, in cooperation with Canada, Japan, and the USSR, is the federal agency responsible for carrying out obligations of the United States with respect to northern fur seals under terms of the Interim Convention on Conservation of North Pacific Fur Seals. The National Marine Fisheries Service is also responsible for managing this species on the Pribilof Islands in Alaska.