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Pinniped Entanglement in Marine Debris

Marine debris adversely impacts at least 260 marine species, including marine mammals, sea turtles, and seabirds.

NOAA Warns: Don’t Shoot Seals or Sea Lions

Penalties include up to $28,520 and/or one year imprisonment.
May 15, 2018 - Feature Story ,
A Steller sea lion and her pup.

Alaska Marine Mammal Viewing Guidelines and Regulations

Reducing marine mammal disturbance while enjoying them in the wild.

Co-Management of Marine Mammals in Alaska

Alaska Natives have a long history of self-regulation, based on the need to ensure a sustainable take of marine mammals for food and handicrafts. Co-management promotes full and equal participation by Alaska Natives in decisions affecting the subsistence

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

Harbor Seal Research in Alaska

We conduct research on Alaska harbor seal population abundance and trends, a priority for the Alaska Fisheries Science Center since the 1980s. We are required to conduct this research under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, which established a
A harbor seal returning to the water after being tagged on a research vessel. Image credit: Dave Withrow. Permit number: 15126.

Acoustic Studies Sound Board of Marine Mammals in Alaska

This resource features passive acoustic sound clips of many amazing marine mammals that can be found in Alaska waters.
February 22, 2018 -
Marine Mammals in Alaska

2017 Copper River Delta Carcass Surveys: Annual Report

NOAA Fisheries Protected Resources Division biologists conducted six survey flights of the shifting sand shoals of the Copper River Delta from May 17 to August 17, 2017. The purpose of the flights was to search for marine mammal carcasses in an area
January 01, 2018 - Other Reports ,