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Public Benefits of Recovering Endangered Beluga Whale Outweigh Costs

A new economic study, based on a public survey, provides insights on the potential value to society of endangered species protection.
June 28, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Beluga with calf in water with green hills in background Cook Inlet beluga whales. Credit: Chris Garner, Joint Base Elmendorf–Richardson

New Abundance Estimate for Endangered Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

New survey estimate and recent trend data suggest the population may be stable and possibly increasing slightly.
June 15, 2023 - Feature Story ,
adult beluga whales with beluga calf

New Model Predicts Potential Effects of Prey Availability and Human Activities on Pregnant Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

Scientists hope the new tool will help identify data gaps and the combination of factors that may be impacting the endangered whale population’s recovery.
June 01, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Aerial view of beluga whale with calf in water Cook Inlet beluga mother and calf. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Research Publications

Research on Cook Inlet beluga whales from 1999 - 2014, including distributional information, tissue sample analysis, a status review and extinction estimate, and literature reviews.
June 23, 2022 - Publication Database ,

Distribution of Belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, in Cook Inlet, Alaska, During June/July 1993–2000

Aerial surveys of belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, in Cook Inlet were flown each year during June and/or July from 1993 to 2000.
April 17, 2000 - Other Reports ,

Beluga Whale Distribution and Survey Effort in the Gulf of Alaska

A synthesis of information showing the number and geographical coverage of surveys in which encountered belugas would have been reported. Information includes effort and sighting data from marine mammal research projects in the Gulf of Alaska.
January 11, 2000 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,