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The Utility of Combining Stable Isotope and Hormone Analyses in Marine Megafauna Research

Combining multiple molecular techniques to better understand and protect endangered marine wildlife.
September 25, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,
Biologist Camryn Allen examines sea turtle blood samples.

Survey for Placental Disease and Reproductive Pathogens in the Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal (Neomonachus schauinslandi)

The lack of reproductive pathogens identified in the sampled population indicates that factors other than reproductive pathology, such as resource limitation or other external stressors, may drive the observed variability in monk seal reproductive rates.
March 30, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Integrating Local Traditional Knowledge and Subsistence Use Patterns with Aerial Surveys to Improve Scientific and Local Understanding of the Iliamna Lake Seals

This project was designed to gather and synthesize information about the ecology of the seals within Iliamna Lake through a combination of aerial surveys, biological sampling, and ethnographic research.
June 01, 2016 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Scientific Evaluation of the Distinctness of Harbor Seals (Phoca vitulina) in Iliamna Lake

Review of relevant background information about harbor seal biology and scientific and local traditional knowledge specific to harbor seals in Iliamna Lake and nearby marine areas
February 01, 2016 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Natural and Human Effects on Harbor Seal Abundance and Spatial Distribution in an Alaskan Glacial Fjord

Marine Mammal Science, Volume31, Issue1, January 2015, Pages 66-89
May 14, 2014 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

A Two-Stage Translocation Strategy for Improving Juvenile Survival of Hawaiian Monk Seals

Research suggests that immature seals may benefit (in terms of survival) from being moved from areas of lower to higher juvenile survival.
June 20, 2013 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Dietary Comparison of Two Hawaiian Monk Seal Populations: The Role of Diet as a Driver of Divergent Population Trends

Monk seals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and main Hawaiian Islands eat a similar diet, but seals in the main Hawaiian Islands may experience less competition for food. In addition, prey that may be more bountiful and better quality, allowing the main...
April 23, 2013 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Non-Lethal Efforts to Deter Shark Predation of Hawaiian Monk Seal Pups

Monk seal pups at French Frigate Shoals are heavily preyed upon by Galapagos sharks, but it is unclear if non-lethal efforts to deter this behavior are effective. However, translocating newly weaned pups to areas with less shark predation has proven beneficial...
September 14, 2012 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Review of Research on Hookworms in Northern Fur Seals

Parasitol. Res. 109(2):257-265.
April 15, 2011 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,