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A Seal’s Whiskers Record a History of Foraging, Motherhood, and Stress

Through collaborative research, scientists are learning vital information about fur seal and sea lion biology and ecology from a surprising source.
May 11, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Photo of a female northern fur seal's face and whiskers. Female northern fur seal. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

Meet Tony Orr, Research Biologist

Tony Orr is a research biologist at NOAA’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center.
February 11, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Tony Orr studying fur seals Tony Orr studying northern fur seals and California sea lions in the Channel Islands. Photo credit: NOAA Fisheries

Rare Albino Fur Seal Pup Stands Out

This pale pup contrasts with its dark-furred companions.
September 17, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Photo of an albino fur seal pup on a beach with other fur seal pups and adults.

Looking Back at The Blob - Chapter 2: Marine Heat Wave Intensifies, “Completely Off the Chart”

Temperatures of up to 7 degrees Fahrenheit above normal disrupted the marine ecosystem in both expected and surprising ways.
October 01, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Looking Back At The Blob: Record Warming Drives Unprecedented Ocean Change

Temperatures of up to 7 degrees Fahrenheit above normal disrupted the marine ecosystem in both expected and surprising ways.
September 26, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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New Research Reveals Clearer Picture of Upwelling That Feeds West Coast Marine Ecosystem

Scientists describe new “upwelling indices,” which represent a breakthrough in understanding the biological engine that drives the West Coast marine ecosystem.
May 09, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Steller Watch

Help us find out why the endangered Steller sea lion continues to decline in the Aleutian Islands.
December 17, 2018 -

Marine Mammal Laboratory Staff Publications by Year

The following documents provide citable lists of all Marine Mammal Laboratory publications by year from 2000-2018.
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California Sea Lion Research

California sea lion research in California, Oregon and Alaska.
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California Sea Lion Population Rebounded To New Highs

Sea lion numbers reflect conditions in California Current through the decades.
January 17, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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