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Alaska Marine Mammal Viewing Guidelines and Regulations Results

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New Online Course for Spotting and Reporting Entangled Whales in Alaska Waters

Highly-trained responders depend on boating community to be “eyes and ears…
October 02, 2019 - Feature Story ,

Do Not Feed Sea Lions: Harbor Signs

The most important factor in preventing negative sea lion behavior in…
August 16, 2019 -

Do Not Feed Sea Lions Signage

Deterring Steller Sea Lions in Alaska

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

Marine Mammals of the U.S. North Pacific & Arctic

Identification guide for marine mammals in Alaska and the Arctic
December 10, 2018 -

Alaska Marine Mammal Viewing Guidelines and Regulations Booklet

Booklet summarizing Alaska humpback whale approach regulations, viewing…
June 18, 2018 -

Frequent Questions: Alaska Harbor Seal Approach Guidelines in Glacial Fjords

Read FAQs about the viewing and approaching guidelines for Alaskan harbor seals.

Multi-Year Study Seeks to Understand Potential Impact of Tour Vessels on Harbor Seals in Alaska's Disenchantment Bay

Scientists work to identify potential impacts of tour vessels on harbor…
April 04, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Harbor seals using glacial ice in Disenchantment Bay, Alaska. Photo by John Jansen, NOAA Fisheries

Alaska Humpback Whale Approach Regulations

Effective July 2, 2001, NOAA Fisheries issued a final rule to establish measures to protect humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, in waters within 200 nautical miles (370.4 km) of Alaska. Under these regulations it is unlawful for a person subject to…