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    Radiation testing for northern fur seals

    In summer 2014, NOAA Fisheries in partnership with ColoradoState University collected tissue from northern fur seals harvested from St. Paul Island for lab testing of the radiation levels. They also field-tested marine debris that might have come from Japan.

    “The amount of radiation you are exposed to as a result of eating fur seals from […]

    BeringWatch observations contribute valuable information to 2015 large whale unusual mortality event

    Dead gray whale filmed by King Cove fisherman Daniel Mack near Pankoff and East Anchor on the south side of the Alaska Peninsula.

    Dead juvenile female humpback whale sighted by Darien Uttecht from the F/V Northern Star outside of Dolgoi Island.

    On June 10, 2015 Dakota Walker, the BeringWatch Sentinel Program coordinator for […]