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  • SPRAKER, T. R., T. A. KUZMINA, E. T. LYONS, R. L. DeLONG, C. SIMEONE, and D. N. R. VEERAMACHANENI. 2019. Multifocal necrotizing myopathy in northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) pups, San Miguel Island, California. Vet. Pathol. 56(1):143-151. https://doi.org/10.1177/0300985818790268   Online.
     
  • EMMONS, C. K., J. J. HARD, M. E. DAHLHEIM, and J. M. WAITE. 2019. Quantifying variation in killer whale (Orcinus orca) morphology using elliptical Fourier analysis. Mar. Mammal Sci. 35:5-21. https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12505   Online.
     
  • BRAKES, P., S. R. X. DALL, L. M. APLIN, S. BEARHOP, E. L. CARROLL, P. CIUCCI, V. FISHLOCK, J. K. B. FORD, E. C. GARLAND, S. A. KEITH, P. K. McGREGOR, S. L. MESNICK, M. J. NOAD, G. NOTARBARTOLO di SCIARA, M. M. ROBBINS, M. P. SIMMONDS, F. SPINA, A. THORNTON, P. R. WADE, M. J. WHITING, J. WILLIAMS, L. RENDELL, H. WHITEHEAD, A. WHITEN, and C. RUTZ. 2019. Animal cultures matter for conservation. Science 363(6431):1032-1034. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaw3557   Online.
     
  • Frouin-Mouy, H., X. Mouy , C. L. Berchok , S. B. Blackwell, and K. M.Stafford 2019. Acoustic occurrence and behavior of ribbon seals (Histriophoca fasciata) in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas. Polar Biol. 42:657-674. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-019-02462-y   Online.
     
  • HOOPER, R., J. C. BREALEY, T. van der VALK, A. ALBERDI, J. W. DURBAN, H. FEARNBACH, K. M. ROBERTSON, R. W. BAIRD, M. BRADLEY HANSON, P. WADE, M. T. P. GILBERT, P. A. MORIN, J. B. W. WOLF, A. D. FOOTE, and K. GUSCHANSKI. 2019. Host-derived population genomics data provides insights into bacterial and diatom composition of the killer whale skin. Molec. Ecol. 28:484-502. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14860  Online.
     
  • DONOHUE, M., J. MASURA, T. GELATT, R. REAM, J. D. BAKER, K. FAULHABER, and D. T. LERNER. 2019. Evaluating exposure of northern fur seals, Callorhinus ursinus, to microplastic pollution through fecal analysis. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 138:213-221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.11.036   Online.
     
  • ALISAUSKAS, R. T., and P. B. CONN. 2019. Effects of distance on detectability of Arctic waterfowl using double-observer sampling during helicopter surveys. Ecol. Evol. 9:859-867. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4824   Online.
     
  • JEFFERSON, T. A., M. E. DAHLHEIM, A. N. ZERBINI, J. M. WAITE, and A. S. KENNEDY. 2019. Abundance and seasonality of Dall’s porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) in Southeast Alaska. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-385, 45 p.   Online.
     
  • WRIGHT, D. L., C. L. BERCHOK, J. L. CRANCE, and P. J. CLAPHAM. 2019. Acoustic detection of the critically endangered North Pacific right whale in the northern Bering Sea. Mar. Mammal Sci. Early online. https://doi.org/10.1111/MMS.12521   Online.
     
  • SINCLAIR, E. H., W. A. WALKER, and P. J. GEARIN. 2019. The diet of free-ranging male Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in the eastern Bering Sea: a retrospective analysis based on stomach remains of an endangered pinniped. Can. J. Zool. 97:195-202. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2018-0057   Online.
     
  • KENNEDY, S. N., J. M. CASTELLINI, A. B. HAYDEN, B. S. FADELY, V. N. BURKANOV, A. DAJLES, T. M. O’HARA, and L. D. REA. 2019. Regional and age-related variations in haptoglobin concentrations in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) from Alaska. J. Wildl. Dis. Early Online. https://doi.org/10.7589/2017-10-257  
     
  • STOFFEL, M. A., E. HUMBLE, A. J. PAIJMANS, K. ACEVEDO-WHITEHOUSE, B. L. CHILVERS, B. DICKERSON, F. GALIMBERTI, N. J. GEMMELL, S. D. GOLDSWORTHY, H. J. NICHOLS, O. KRUGER, S. NEGRO, A. OSBORNE, T. PASTOR, B. C. ROBERTSON, S. SANVITO, J. K. SCHULTZ, A. B. A. SHAFER, J. B. W. WOLF, and J. I. HOFFMAN. 2018. Demographic histories and genetic diversity across pinnipeds are shaped by human exploitation, ecology and life history. Nature Comm. 9:e4836. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-06695-z  Online.
     
  • FORD, M. J., K. M. PARSONS, E. J. WARD, J. A. HEMPELMANN, C. K. EMMONS, M. BRADLEY HANSON, K. C. BALCOMB, and L. K. PARK. 2018. Inbreeding in an endangered killer whale population. Anim. Conserv. 21:423-432. https://doi.org/10.1111/acv.12413   Online.
     
  • CLARKE, J. T., A. A. BROWER, M. C. FERGUSON, and A. L. WILLOUGHBY. 2018. Distribution and relative abundance of marine mammals in the eastern Chukchi and western Beaufort Seas, 2017: annual report. OCS Study BOEM 2018-0238. Mar. Mammal Lab., Alaska Fish. Sci. Cent., NMFS, NOAA, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington 98115-6349, 464p.  
     
  • CARRETTA, J. V., V. HELKER, M. M. MUTO, J. GREENMAN, K. WILKINSON, D. LAWSON, J. VIEZBICKE, and J. JANNOT. 2018. Sources of human-related injury and mortality for U.S. Pacific West Coast marine mammal stock assessments, 2012-2016. La Jolla, CA, U.S. Dep. Commer. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-SWFSC-601, 144p. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5/TM-SWFSC-601   Online.
     

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