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Copper River Delta Carcass Surveys - Final Reports

May 03, 2021

Biologists conducted survey flights of the shifting sand shoals of the Copper River Delta to search for marine mammal carcasses and to conduct necropsies of any observed carcasses in order to establish the cause of death and collect biological samples.

Biologists conducted survey flights in an area with a history of incidental and intentional killings of marine mammals by humans.

Final Reports: 



Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 08/25/2022

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