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WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

...are trying to answer have to do with protecting animals from human activity.NOAA Fisheries marine mammal specialist Aleria Jensen spoke on her work with the Pinniped Entanglement Group of NOAA and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. It's...
What to do if you find a stranded, baby animal

...stranding coordinator for the Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network. Marine Mammal Stranding Network coordinator Aleria Jensen said the network relies on the efforts of volunteers throughout the state. The network may start a volunteer "seal...
Well-known humpback whale killed in boat collision

...distinctively pigmented tails.The whale's death serves as a reminder for ocean users to slow down and be careful, said Aleria Jensen, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region marine mammal stranding coordinator."With a recovering population, we are seeing...
Humpback still trapped in fishing gear

...mammal.Some of the material has been removed, but a large portion under the whale is compounding the problem, said Aleria Jensen with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association."This is a very difficult entanglement," Jensen said...
My turn

...Limit needed to benefit wildlife, quality of life By Aleria Jensen I'd like to respond to a caller who wondered if the...meadows? Whose are the true wings of Alaskan skies? Aleria Jensen is a fourth generation Douglasite and a graduate student...
Humpback calf tangled in gillnet

...appear to be a life-threatening situation," said National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Biologist Aleria Jensen. "With any luck, the net may come loose on its own," she said. "Meanwhile, we will continue to monitor the...
Deformed humpback whale found dead

...Researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hoped to determine the cause of death with a necropsy. Aleria Jensen, a NOAA marine mammal specialist, said the tongue of the 40-foot whale was larger than the animal's head. The...
Collision may have killed deformed whale

...heavy internal bleeding and bruising under its right pectoral fin, also suggestive of blunt-force trauma, said Aleria Jensen, a scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Alaska. Scientists believe some sort of impact...
Recognitions for his photo of researchers with herring caught during an acoustic trawl survey in Lynn Canal near Juneau. Aleria Jensen , marine mammal stranding coordinator for NOAA Fisheries' Alaska Region, took third for a photograph of volunteer...
Southeast chapter of AWA presents 'Marine Mammal Stranding Network'

...the final lecture in the Wildlife Wednesday Series at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, in the UAS Egan Lecture Hall.Aleria Jensen, marine mammal stranding coordinator for NOAA Fisheries' Alaska Region, will talk about the network, which works...


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