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Researchers further science, compliments of washed-up whale

...north of the Warren Ames Memorial Bridge on the Kenai River in Kenai. National Marine Fisheries Service biologist Barbara Mahoney was worried there wouldn't be enough time to get to the remains while it was still fresh. As luck had it, the...
Killer whales near Alaska village appear stressed

...fresh water river in southwest Alaska, a rare move for the saltwater mammals, federal officials said Thursday.Barbara Mahoney, a biologist with the National Marine Fisheries Service in Anchorage, said it was the first time that the National...
Dozens of belugas stranded by extreme Turnagain Arm tides

...Girdwood is about 40 miles southeast of Anchorage. The group of whales swam out with the high tide Thursday night, said Barbara Mahoney, a biologist with the National Marine Fisheries Service. "There was a lot of movement when the water showed up...
Stranded belugas swim free

...swimming freely. "We saw a lot of alive belugas but we did not see any dead, floating or beached whales," said Barbara Mahoney, a National Marine Fisheries Service biologist who went looking for the whales Monday morning. The whales were spotted...
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...missed. As a result, it's not clear yet what the apparent low count of 174 means, said beluga management biologist Barbara Mahoney, with the agency in Anchorage. In 2002, a count of 192 produced a population estimate of 313, while the 2000 count...
Mother turns salvaged whale into soldier's care package

...the Seward Highway. Scientists found no clear indication of what killed the 13-foot, 8-inch white male, said Barbara Mahoney, a beluga management biologist for the National Marine Fisheries Service. "In a lot of these mass strandings...
Environmental group to sue over beluga whales

...its feet in carrying out these necessary measures to protect and ultimately recover the beluga," Cummings said. Barbara Mahoney, a biologist with the National Marine Fisheries Service in Anchorage, said the agency intended to meet the deadline...
Hunters, agency agree to cancel beluga hunt

...continued to die out even after the fisheries service instituted strict hunting limits in 1999, agency biologist Barbara Mahoney said. Since then, a total of five whales have been taken by hunters, who must be Alaska Natives. Under this year's...
Dead killer whale calf to be studied

...but only on the heads because they were too big to fit into the machines, said Anchorage-based whale biologist Barbara Mahoney of the National Marine Fisheries Service."It's to take advantage of a portable killer whale. Usually they are...

...Barbara Terry, Patricia Patterson-Perez, Ada Patterson, Carrie Cruise and JoAnn Patterson, all of Juneau, sister Barbara Mahoney of Stoneham, Mass., brother Donald Patterson of New Jersey and David Patterson of New Hampshire. Viewing will...


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