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Feeding habits, food requirements, and status of Bering Sea marine mammals

  • Reference: Lowry, L. F., K. J. Frost, D. G. Calkins, G. L. Swartzman, and S. Hill. 1982. Feeding habits, food requirements, and status of Bering Sea marine mammals. North Pacific Fishery Management Council, Council Document # 19, Anchorage.
  • Audiences: General Public, Scientist, Wildlife Manager
  • Authors: Donald G. Calkins, Kathryn J. Frost, Sue Hills, Lloyd F. Lowry, Gordon L. Swartzman
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  • Keywords: Bering Sea; Aleutian Islands; marine mammal-fishery interactions; marine mammals; feeding habits; food requirements; population status; cetaceans; odontocetes; mysticetes; pinnipeds; seals; sea lions; walruses; sea otter; polar bear; fisheries; groundfish; pollock; herring; salmon; squid; halibut; king crab; tanner crab; snails; capelin; saffron cod; shrimp; clams; ecosystem models; simulations
  • Link: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/home/library/pdfs/wildlife/research_pdfs/82_lowry_etal_feeding_habits_food_requirements_status.pdf (PDF)
  • Partners: National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, University of Washington, Alaska Department of Fish and Game
  • Primary Authors: Lloyd F. Lowry
  • Programs: Wildlife Research
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  • Publication Types: Marine Mammals Scientific Publication
  • Regions: Region IV - Central and Southwest Alaska, Region V - Arctic and Western Alaska
  • Species: Baird’s Beaked Whale, Bearded Seal, Beluga Whale, Blue Whale, Bowhead Whale, Cuvier’s Beaked Whale, Dall's Porpoise, Fin Whale, Gray Whale, Harbor Porpoise, Harbor Seal, Humpback Whale, Killer Whale, Minke Whale, North Pacific Right Whale, Northern Fur Seal, Pacific Walrus, Polar Bear, Ribbon Seal, Ringed Seal, Sei Whale, Sperm Whale, Spotted Seal, Stejneger’s Beaked Whale, Steller Sea Lion, Sea Otter
  • Species Categories: Endangered or Threatened Species (Federal), Mammals, Marine Mammals
  • Title: Feeding habits, food requirements, and status of Bering Sea marine mammals
  • Topics: Disease, Health, and Nutrition, Habitat, Identification (e.g., antler size, type, sex), Distribution and Movements (including Migration), Population Abundance and Trends (Survey Inventory), Population Composition and Demographics, Physiology, Vital Rates, Behavioral Ecology, Diet
  • Year: 1982

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