Mortality and reproduction of female sea otters in Prince William Sound, Alaska
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Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Fish and Wildlife Research Center in Anchorage, AK .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sea otter -- Effect of oil spills on -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound,
  • Sea otter -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound -- Reproduction,
  • Sea otter -- Mortality -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound,
  • Oil spills and wildlife -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound

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Edition Notes

Other titlesExxon Valdez oil spill state/federal natural resource damage assessment final report
StatementCharles Monnett, Lisa Mignon Rotterman ; submitted to EVOS Trustee Council.
SeriesMarine mammal study -- 6-13
ContributionsRotterman, Lisa Mignon., Alaska Fish and Wildlife Research Center (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.C25 M6633 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23983765M
LC Control Number2009438389

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Mortality and Reproduction of Female Sea Otters in Prince William Sound, Alaska By Charles Mom, Lisa Mignon Rotterman, U. S. Fish, Wildlife Service, Charles Mom and Lisa Mignon RottennanU. First premolars extracted from 46 immobilized sea otters (Enhydra lutris) in Prince William Sound, Alaska, were used to ascertain age by counting cementum annuli in stained, longitudinal :// Movements of weanling and adult female sea otters in Prince William Sound, Alaska, after the t/v Exxon Valdez oil spill. Marine mammal study Exxon Valdez oil spill state/federal natural resource damage assessment final report. United States: N. p., ://   Ninety-six adult female sea otters and 64 weanling sea otters were instrumented with implanted radio-transmitters in Prince William Sound during and monitored until November, Observations of the movements of adult female and weanling sea otters in prince William Sound indicated no tendency for individuals to emigrate from, or

  11% from Prince William Sound in southcentral Alaska) were translocated to six sites in southeast Alaska (Jameson et al. ). In the first 20 years following translocation, these populations increased in numbers and expanded their range (Pitcher ). Nearly all of the current population estimates for the Southeast Alaska stock were   PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY IN AGE AT FIRST REPRODUCTION OF FEMALE NORTHERN SEA OTTERS (ENHYDRA LUTRIS KENYONI) VANESSA R. VON BIELA,* VERENA A. GILL,JAMES L. BODKIN, AND JENNIFER M. BURNS Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorage, Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK , biela et al mamm-apdf. Synthesis of Nearshore Recovery following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Sea Otter Liver Pathology and Survival in Western Prince William Sound, –, Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report (Restoration Projects and a).   A Population Model for Sea Otters in Western Prince William Sound. Restoration Project Final Report Study Historv: Restoration Project , Sea Otter Population Demographics in Areas Affected by the &on Valdez Oil Spill, was initiated in The population model

A 63% decline in harbor seal numbers also occurred in Prince William Sound during Although seal numbers in the Kodiak area have been steadily increasing since the early s and seal numbers in PWS began to stabilize and show signs of increase in , both populations remain severely depressed compared to pre-decline population ://?adfg= @article{osti_, title = {Trial aerial survey of sea otters in Prince William Sound, Alaska, Restoration project Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration project final report}, author = {Bodkin, J.L. and Udevitz, M.S.}, abstractNote = {We developed an aerial survey method for sea otters, using a strip transect design where otters observed in a strip along one side of the aircraft Sea otters are carnivores in the family Mustelidae—a group of animals that also includes terrestrial and semi-aquatic forms such as weasels, badgers, skunks, fishers, minks, and river otters are the only fully aquatic form of otters, but they share features with the others such as thick fur and short :// Sea otters average four to five feet long and weigh 80 pounds, but they can be as much as six feet and pounds. The sea otter lacks the blubber, and consequently size, that all other warm-blooded sea animals need to stay warm. In place of blubber, sea otters have a dense coat of luxuriously soft