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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.
April 03, 2018 - 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
May 28, 2018 - 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.
May 10, 2018 - 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 Hawaiian Islands population to increase while...
May 10, 2018 - 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 to pup survival.
May 10, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Review of Research on Hookworms in Northern Fur Seals

Parasitol. Res. 109(2):257-265.
June 12, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Hematology of Free-Ranging, Lactating Northern Fur Seals, Callorhinus ursinus

Journal of Wildlife Disease. 47:217-221.
June 12, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

High Natality Rates of Endangered Steller Sea Lions in Kenai Fjords, Alaska and Perceptions of Population Status in the Gulf of Alaska (2010)

Reduced female Steller sea lion reproductive rates and the Steller sea lion population
June 18, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,