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What's happening this week

...Friends of Admiralty Wildlife Cruise, 8:30 a.m.? 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23, Allen Marine. Sitka whale biologist Jan Straley and other naturalists and historians will lead a cruise to some of the richest marine habitat in the world...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/whats-happening-week
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Author Straley to visit Juneau this weekend

...at the University of Washington, where he received a BA in English. He arrived in Alaska in 1977 after his wife, whale biologist Jan Straley, was hired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In Washington, Straley had been training to be a...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-24/author-straley-visit-juneau-weekend
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Dead killer whale calf to be studied

...beaked whales, 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-08/dead-killer-whale-calf-be-studied
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This Day in History

...group of colonists Uncle Sam was placing in the Matanuska Valley. In 1979, after four years of research, Juneau whale biologist Chuck Juraz proved that humpback whales migrate between Alaska and Hawaii, using Alaska for feeding grounds and Hawaii...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052206/sta_20060522008.shtml
News
Humpback calf tangled in gillnet

...from the University of Alaska and the National Park Service are assisting on the team. Glacier Bay National Park whale biologists identified the calf's mother this week as Whale 525, first identified in Southeast Alaska in 1979, Jensen said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061005/loc_20050610003.shtml
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Dead orca had high levels of poison

...factor pushing a genetically unique family of Prince William Sound whales closer to extinction, according to area whale biologists and environmentalists. "It's more of the same bad news," said biologist Craig Matkin, of the North Gulf Oceanic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072301/sta_Orca.shtml
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Whales of winter show in Juneau

...group. "It was great," he said. "It's whale soup out there." Dupler has come to recognize many individual whales. Biologists Jan Straley and Chris Gabrielle have published an identification catalogue that includes 700 animals that have been...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112301/Loc_whales.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...as sea lions," said Kelly, a Juneau-based professor with the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Kris Gabriel, a whale biologist for Glacier Bay National Park, said she once saw sea lions disrupt a group of humpbacks that had formed a bubble...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010701/Ins_Whales.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...25 sea lions are left. Seal rookeries in British Columbia were also wiped out, said Alexandra Morton, a B.C. whale biologist on Vancouver Island's Inside Passage. Morton became an outspoken opponent of salmon farms in 1993, when she noticed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050399/Loc_salmon.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...for DDTs in fish is 5 parts per million. ``We need to figure out where they're coming from,'' said killer whale biologist Craig Matkin, the study's chief investigator. ``These are long-lasting things and if we want to change things...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060699/Loc_orcas.shtml

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