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Dead whale washes ashore at Kodiak village

...blames the death on other marine mammals."It's an obvious victim of killer whales," said Witteveen, a marine mammal biologist for the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center.She took skin and blubber samples Thursday for testing and...
Scientists want new name for mammal-eating orcas

...He was broadly interested in natural history."Just out of graduate school in 1970, Bigg was hired as a marine mammal biologist at the Pacific Biological Station. One assignment was an investigation of the status of killer whales, considered...
Prince William Sound killer whales appear doomed by oil spill

...Realistically, I think it is really hard to say we can do anything to save this group." Craig Matkin, a marine mammal biologist with the North Gulf Oceanic Society who has been studying the whales since the 1980s, agreed. "You have to...
Alaska Digest

...Tuesday afternoon near Cordwood Cove. The whale is probably less than two years old, said Fisheries Service marine mammal biologist Aleria Jensen. The eastern population of gray whales in the North Pacific was removed from the federal endangered...
Remote robotic cameras offer unusual windows on wildlife

...problems. "It's a mix - there are wonderful applications in the right situations," said Lauri Jemison, a marine mammal biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "But you learn a lot being out there on site. There are things...
State Briefs

...bearded, ringed and spotted seals, ply the waters around the port this time of year, said Lori Quakenbush, a marine mammal biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks. Compiled from Associated Press reports.
New AG has life-long love for Alaska

...passenger in the family car on the Alcan Highway heading north to Fairbanks where the elder Burns, a Fish & Game Marine Mammal Biologist, finished his master's degree. They went to Nome in 1960. His mother, Joyce, was a flight attendant...
150 studies launched on sea lion decline

...have changed over the decades, so the causes and effects are complicated. "It's an unprecedented enigma," marine mammal biologist Lloyd Lowry told the Marine Mammal Commission in November. "Steller sea lion assessment is particularly problematic...
Killer whales disappear from sound after spill

...William Sound never recovered from the Exxon Valdez oil spill and is doomed to die off, biologists said this week. Marine mammal biologist Craig Matkin, of Homer, has tracked the animals since the mid-1980s and said he never thought he'd see an...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Fisheries observer program may expand 2/16/98

...commercial fisheries affect marine mammals and are planning an observer program to do that, said Brian Fadely, a marine mammal biologist for the Fisheries Service. Observers would also record any effects on seabirds. ``The purpose of this...


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