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Signs of Hope for the World’s Most Endangered Great Whale Population

Discovery of a juvenile—named “Phoenix”—renews hope for survival of the critically endangered eastern North Pacific right whale population.
November 29, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Photo of a North Pacific right whale at the surface. North Pacific right whale. Credit: International Whaling Commission.

Four Endangered North Pacific Right Whales Spotted in the Gulf of Alaska

Biologists were able to collect valuable data on these rare animals during a special whale survey in August.
September 09, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Tail of one north Pacific right whale shown as it dives next to second whale with head above water.

Research Brief: 2021 Pacific Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species (PacMAPPS)

August 1 to 26, 2021 Pacific Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species (PacMAPPS) information sheet
August 20, 2021 -

Research Brief: 2021 Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Aerial Abundance Survey

June 7 – July 2, 2021 Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Aerial Abundance Survey information sheet
April 15, 2021 -

New Genetic Study Makes it Possible to Accurately Estimate Age of Endangered Whale While it Is Alive

Preliminary results raise questions about whether Cook Inlet beluga whales are reproducing much later than initially thought.
February 04, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Aerial photo of two Cook Inlet Beluga Whales swimming at the surface.

1979-2019 Aerial Surveys Of Arctic Marine Mammals Historical Database

Access and availability of data collected from the Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals (ASAMM) project.
October 29, 2020 - Database ,

First Direct Evidence of Killer Whale Predation on Bowhead Whales in the U.S. Pacific Arctic Documented by Scientists

A new study provides essential information to conserve an endangered species and supports subsistence communities own observations.
September 14, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Photo of five bowhead whales at waters surface. Bowhead whales. Photo Credit: NOAA Fisheries. Funded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

2019 Aerial Surveys Of Arctic Marine Mammals - Post 8

2019 Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals

Beautiful Beaufort Polar Bears
November 07, 2019 - Survey ,
ASAMM_Blog8_DirtyBears.jpg

2019 Aerial Surveys Of Arctic Marine Mammals - Post 7

2019 Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals

Aerial surveys for whales offer a vastly different view compared to boat-based surveys.
October 25, 2019 - Survey ,
AASM-Blog7 (7).jpg