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Prince William Sound whale had high levels of poisons

...biologists and environmentalists. ''It's more of the same bad news,'' said biologist Craig Matkin, of the North Gulf Oceanic Society and the region's leading killer whale researcher. The contaminants found in the dead whale were PCBs, or...
Homer residents support beluga endangered listing

...recover. "We had thought the problem was one of overharvest," said Craig Matkin, a whale biologist with the North Gulf Oceanic Society who testified at the hearing. In that case, the Marine Mammal Protection Act could protect the whales, he...
Elephant seal rescued at Homer boat launch

...we will be able to release her,? Lebling said. Cy St-Amand, marine mammal stranding coordinator for the North Gulf Oceanic Society, and a volunteer for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...
Bad policy or good science?: Decline is one of few certainties for Cook Inlet belugas

...and genetic distinction. "It's good science," counters Craig Matkin, a marine mammal biologist with the North Gulf Oceanic Society. "If these animals go away they're not coming back in your lifetime and my lifetime." Political leaders...
Biologists focus on killer whales in study of Steller declines

...26 feet and eight tons, but don't like to pick a fight if they can avoid it. Matkin, a biologist with the North Gulf Oceanic Society, said getting scientific information won't be easy. One of the first steps will be to figure out roughly...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...Craig Matkin, a marine mammal biologist with the North Gulf Oceanic Society who has been studying the whales since the 1980s...Columbia who has worked with Matkin and other North Gulf Oceanic Society researchers. Data shows pod members are closely...


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