Tag Archives: NOAA

Marine Mammal Mania at the Seattle Aquarium: spotlight on northern fur seals

Last Saturday, April 13, Sharon Melin, wildlife biologist at NOAA’s National Marine Mammal laboratory, came to the Aquarium and shared her experience with wild northern fur seals. Working with biologist Julie Carpenter and our male northern fur seal Commander, she more »

Posted in Marine Animals, Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NOAA Orca Research: Still Waiting For Whales

Seattle Aquarium Community Engagement Manager Darcie Larson recently had the opportunity to assist scientists from NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center with their research on the local endangered orca population, the Southern Resident killer whales, which consist of J, K and more »

Posted in Conservation, Marine Animals, Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

NOAA Orca Research: Waiting For Whales

Seattle Aquarium Community Engagement Manager Darcie Larson recently had the opportunity to assist scientists from NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center with their research on the local endangered orca population, the Southern Resident killer whales, which consist of J, K and more »

Posted in Conservation, Marine Animals, Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs, Part 4

Seattle Aquarium mammal biologist Julie Carpenter recently assisted scientists from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) with their pup count, which happens every two years in the Pribilof Islands, Alaska. The Pribilofs are home to the largest breeding colonies (or more »

Posted in Conservation, Marine Animals, Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs, Part 3

Seattle Aquarium mammal biologist Julie Carpenter recently assisted scientists from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) with their pup count, which happens every two years in the Pribilof Islands, Alaska. The Pribilofs are home to the largest breeding colonies (or more »

Posted in Conservation, Marine Animals, Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment