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Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Results

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NOAA Fisheries Declares Unusual Mortality Event Due to Elevated Strandings of Ice Seals in the Arctic

The increase in ice seal mortality is nearly 5 times the average number.
September 12, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Diseased Ice Seals

Unusual Mortality Events for ice seals in the Bering and Chukchi Seas

Frequent Questions: 2019 Ice Seal Unusual Mortality Event

Since June 1, 2018, elevated ice seal strandings have occurred in the Bering and Chukchi seas in Alaska. This event has been declared an Unusual Mortality Event (UME).

2018–2019 Ice Seal Unusual Mortality Event in Alaska

Since June 1, 2018, elevated ice seal strandings have occurred in the Bering and Chukchi seas in Alaska. This event has been declared an unusual mortality event (UME).

Do Not Feed Sea Lions: Harbor Signs

The most important factor in preventing negative sea lion behavior in harbors is to ensure that fish waste is disposed of properly and to eliminate any sources of food. Educate harbor users about the negative effects of feeding sea lions. Prominently post
August 16, 2019 -
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Do Not Feed Sea Lions Signage

Steller Sea Lion Wheelhouse Guide for Commercial Fishermen

Flyer outlining ways for commercial fishermen to reduce Steller sea lion-fishery interactions, and injury and mortality reporting requirements.
August 05, 2019 -
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Deterring Steller Sea Lions in Alaska

Learn what can be done to deter nuisance Steller sea lions in Alaska.

Another Three Gray Whales are Found Dead, Bringing the Total in Alaska to Ten

NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region has received reports of three additional dead gray whales, bringing the number of gray whale mortalities in Alaska to ten.
06/21/2019 - Media Release ,
A dead gray whale found near Wrangell, Alaska. Taken 6/17/2019. Credit: Ceona Koch

DRAFT Cook Inlet & Kodiak Marine Mammal Disaster Response Guidelines and Appendices

The Cook Inlet and Kodiak Marine Mammal Disaster Response Guidelines (CIKMMDRG) build upon the National Guidelines, incorporate information from the National Contingency Plan (NCP), National Response Framework (NRF), State of Alaska Emergency Operations
May 30, 2019 - Policy and Guidance ,

Young Gray Whale Found Dead at Clam Gulch in Alaska

NOAA Fisheries confirms fourth dead gray whale in Alaska
06/21/2019 - Media Release ,
Dead gray whale at Clam Gulch, on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. Photo: Tim Clark, May 25, 2019