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SeaLife Center mourns loss of sea lion

...Wednesday, Sugar, a 21-year-old Steller sea lion, was euthanized after having...responsible for the bone degeneration. Steller sea lions have a lifespan of between...offspring, but more than a half dozen Steller sea lions remain at the SeaLife Center...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-05
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Conservation plan will determine federal funds for Alaskan wildlife

...importance, two exceptions are the fur seal and sperm whale. Four seal species, in addition to the pacific walrus and steller sea lion, are listed for cultural importance. The largest mammal groups are lemmings, voles, and shrews, many included...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-11/conservation-plan-will-determine-fed
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Fish Board to consider ignoring protection

...closures to protect food sources for Steller sea lions in the central Aleutian Islands...While the federal rules to protect Steller sea lion food sources did anticipate...mirrored federal management for Steller sea lion protection measures and the...

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Business Briefs

...and government agencies to minimize the impact on marine mammals in the Cook Inlet including Beluga whales, seals and Steller sea lions, according to the release. The Chairman's Stewardship Awards represent the commission's highest honor for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-13/business-briefs
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Terrain, climate secured Alaska as drones test site

...March. In 2012, center staff monitored wildfires on the Florida Panhandle.That same year they counted endangered Steller sea lions along the Aleutians in high-risk flight conditions for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-21/terrain-climate-secured-alaska-as-dr
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No changes to Cook Inlet cod fishery

...fishing in part of the Aleutian Islands has been significantly limited in recent years due to concerns over the declining Steller sea lion population in that region.The board heard mixed testimony on the new fishery. Some Bering Sea participants asked...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-21/no-changes-to-cook-inlet-cod-fishery
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Fairbanks flight opens unmanned aircraft test site

...they will continue to morph as new technologies arise, Huerta said.UAF Geophysical Institute researchers counted Steller sea lions with an infrared camera affixed to a UAS in the Aleutian Islands for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-05/fairbanks-flight-opens-unmanned-airc
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Federal sea lion proposal criticized by Kodiak fishermen

...Fishermen are reeling from the new Steller sea lion protection plan filed in federal...to the decline of the endangered Steller sea lion. Some Kodiak fishermen called...contributing to the decline of the Steller sea lions. Specifically, federal...

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Biologists focus on killer whales in study of Steller declines

...Killer whales preying on Steller sea lions might be one reason Alaska's...largely of young sea lions. Now that Steller sea lions have been added to the endangered...Over the past four decades, the Steller sea lion population has plunged more...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032102/wil_032102alapm0070001.shtml
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Scientists use $80 million in federal money to probe sea lion decline

...studies this year to find out why the Steller sea lion population crashed and remains...from just under $5 million for Steller sea lion study last year. The sheer...Mammal Commission in November. ''Steller sea lion assessment is particularly...

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