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  • CRANCE, J. L., C. L. BERCHOK, D. L. WRIGHT, A. M. BREWER, and D. F. WOODRICH. 2019. Song production by the North Pacific right whale, Eubalaena japonica. J. Acoust. Sci. Am. 145: 3467-3479. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5111338  Online.
     
  • MUTO, M. M., V. T. HELKER, R. P. ANGLISS, P. L. BOVENG,J.M. BREIWICK, M. F. CAMERON, P. J. CLAPHAM, S. P. DAHLE,M.E. DAHLHEIM, B. S. FADELY, M. C. FERGUSON, L. W. FRITZ, R. C. HOBBS,Y.V. IVASHCHENKO, A. S. KENNEDY, J. M. LONDON, S. A. MIZROCH, R. R. REAM, E. L. RICHMOND, K. E. W. SHELDEN, K. L. SWEENEY,R. G. TOWELL, P. R. WADE, J. M. WAITE, and A. N. ZERBINI. 2019. Alaska marine mammal stock assessments, 2018. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-393, 390 p.  Online.
     
  • MILLER, D. L., E. REXSTAD, L. THOMAS, L. MARSHALL, and J. L. LAAKE. 2019. Distance sampling in R. J. Stat. Softw. 89(1):1-28. https://doi.org/10.18637/jss.v089.i01   Online.
     
  • GOERTZ, C. E. C., C. REICHMUTH, N. M. THOMETZ, H. ZIEL, and P. BOVENG. 2019. Comparative health assessments of Alaskan ice seals. Front. Vet. Sci. 6:4. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2019.00004  Online.
     
  • CABRERA, A. A., J. P. A. HOEKENDIJK, A. AGUILAR, S. G. BARCO, S. BERROW, D. BLOCH, A. BORRELL, H. A. CUNHA, L. DALLA ROSA, C. P. DIAS, P. GAUFFIER, W. HAO, S. LANDRY, F. LARSEN, V. MARTIN,S. MIZROCH, T. OOSTING, N. ØIEN, C. PAMPOULIE, S. PANIGADA, R. PRIETO, C. RAMP, V. RIVERA-LEON, J. ROBBINS, C. RYAN, E. SCHALL, R. SEARS, M. A. SILVA, J. URBAN, F. W. WENZEL, P. J. PALSBØLL, and M. BERUBE. 2019. Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) mitogenomics: A cautionary tale of defining sub-species from mitochondrial sequence monophyly. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 135:86-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2019.02.003   Online.
     
  • HELKER, V. T., M. M. MUTO, K. SAVAGE, S. TEERLINK, L. A. JEMISON, K. WILKINSON, and J. JANNOT. 2019. Human-caused mortality and injury of NMFS-managed Alaska marine mammal stocks, 2012-2016. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-392, 71 p.  Online.
     
  • BOYD, C., R. C. HOBBS, A. E. PUNT, K. E. SHELDEN, C. L. SIMS, and P. R. WADE. 2019. Bayesian estimation of group sizes for a coastal cetacean using aerial survey data. Mar. Mamm. Sci. Early online. https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12592   Online.
     
  • CHRISTMAN, C. L., and P. L. BOVENG. 2019. Aerial surveys of freshwater harbor seals in Iliamna Lake, Alaska: 2017–2018. AFSC Processed Rep. 2019-03, 18 p. Alaska Fish. Sci. Cent., NOAA, Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle WA 98115.  Online.
     
  • BELTRAN, R. S., A. L. KIRKHAM, G. A. BREED, J. W. TESTA, and J. M. BURNS. 2019. Reproductive success delays moult phenology in a polar mammal. Sci. Rep. 9:5221. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-41635-x   Online.
     
  • 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.
     

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