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Photo: Baskin' and Bawlin'

Male Steller sea lions fight among smaller females for a warm patch of rock to haul out on at Benjamin Island on Sunday. The rest of the week may...
There's something about Juneau

...people and nature" category.The two photographs that got honorable mention in the "wildlife" category were of Steller sea lions in Glacier Bay National Park and of a seal in Tracy Arm. "That was quite a hoot, actually," he said of the...
Remote winters

...their backs down snowy slopes. This year, in Warm Springs Bay, they saw a pod of transient killer whales take down a Steller sea lion from their skiff.They also have an animal of their own. Feral Bueller, their cat, has been coming with them...
State requests permit to build road

...values, flood hazards and, in general, the needs and welfare of the people.The notice lists the humpback whale and Steller sea lion as endangered species that might be affected by the proposed road. The road could also adversely affect essential...
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...Canal: humpback whales and western Steller sea lions. Sea lions can be found...this activity does not occur when Steller sea lions are within 660 feet of "expected to be minimal, as Steller sea lions would likely avoid such encounters...
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science of those simple ones: Are Steller sea lions alive or dead?Her talk...light or a drop in temperature.Steller sea lion numbers have declined dramatically...predators in the waters occupied by Steller sea lions. (The temperature log in...
Study: Sleeper sharks may kill Steller sea lions

...the severe decline in Alaska's Steller sea lion population have a the same temperature as the Steller sea lion," he said.Likewise, known...lion.The western population of Steller sea lions, which live in Alaska from...
Unmanned aircraft industry takes off in Alaska

...noncommercial purposes.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Alaska Fisheries Science Center staff flew UAVs on Steller sea lion surveys in the Aleutian Islands in the spring of 2012 in conjunction with University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers...
My Turn: Celebrate the enjoyment and livelihood oceans provide

...crossing your path, swooshing and dipping in the relentless search for herring and other marine prey. Look out for the Steller sea lions bobbing and dipping alongside the coastline, loudly roaring in an ever impressive display of vocalization. If...
Alaska Editorial: NMFS Alaska puts trawlers ahead of conservation

...used to justify draconian fishing closures in the far western Aleutian Islands supposedly to protect food sources for Steller sea lions.Despite mountains of evidence that halibut bycatch negatively impacts the species, or the decline in tanner...


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