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Alaska Marine Mammal Viewing Guidelines and Regulations Results

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

Identification guide for marine mammals in Alaska and the Arctic
December 10, 2018 -
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Alaska Marine Mammal Viewing Guidelines and Regulations Booklet

Booklet summarizing Alaska humpback whale approach regulations, viewing guidelines for sea lions, harbor seals and northern fur seals, federal laws protecting wildlife, and guidelines for responsible whale-watching.
June 18, 2018 -

Alaska Harbor Seal Approach Guidelines in Glacial Fjords FAQ

What led NOAA to develop new voluntary approach guidelines? Increasing evidence from directed research indicated that previous marine mammal approach measures (voluntary guidelines to avoid approaching within 100 yards) were not adequately

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 seal populations in the bay.
April 04, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Harbor seals using glacial ice in Disenchantment Bay, Alaska. Photo by John Jansen, NOAA Fisheries