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Follow a year in the life of a sea lion

Vancouver Aquarium's AquaNews continues to bring monthly reports from remote South West Brothers Island in Alaska, where a small group of scientists is studying populations of Steller sea lions.

Alaskan populations of Steller sea lions have plummeted some 85 percent in the last 30 years, and a consortium of North American universities is working to find out why. Michelle Marcotte, a sea lion researcher, is in charge of a study that will observe a population of Steller sea lions for one year. See her latest monthly update to hear about her work and the experience of field science in Alaska.

 

[Read more at Vancouver Aquarium]

Morgan Davies | Posted 12.10.04 at 4:12 pm


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