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Distribution and abundance of marine birds and mammals wintering in the Kodiak area of Alaska
Douglas J Forsell
by Coastal Ecosystems Project, Office of Biological Services, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Statement||by Douglas J. Forsell and Patrick J. Gould|
|Contributions||Gould, Patrick J, Coastal Ecosystems Project, Biological Services Program (U.S.), Environmental Studies Program (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 72 p. :|
|Number of Pages||72|
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N A T I O N A L O C E A N I C A N D A T M O S P H E RI C D M I N I S T R A I O N U. S. D E P A R TMENT O F C O M M E R C E Kodiak Island and Shelikof Strait, Alaska 80 80 80 80 20 20 20 20 80 80 Alaska's polar bear populations are concentrated along its Arctic the winter, they are most common in the Kuskokwim Delta, St. Matthew Island, and at the southernmost portion of St. Lawrence the summer months, they migrate to the coastlines of the Arctic Ocean and the Chukchi Sea. There are two main polar bear populations in Alaska.
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Distribution and abundance of marine birds and mammals wintering in the Kodiak area of Alaska. Washington, D.C.: Coastal Ecosystems Project, Office of Biological Services, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book.
Distribution and abundance of marine birds & mammals wintering in the Kodiak area of Alaska: Responsibility: by Douglas J. Forsell and Patrick J. Gould. Distribution and abundance of marine birds and mammals in the Kodiak area of Alaska FWS/OBS 81/13 By: Douglas J.
Forsell and Patrick J. Gould. Distribution and abundance of marine birds and mammals wintering in the Kodiak area of Alaska / By Douglas J Forsell, Patrick J Gould, Environmental Studies Program (U.S.), Biological Services Program (U.S.) and Coastal Ecosystems Project.
Migrating and wintering birds have also been recorded near northeastern Sakhalin and the islands of northern Japan. in an 83,km² study area. Abundance estimates were calculated using two. Our Living Resources: A Report to the Nation on the Distribution, Abundance, and Health of U.S.
Plants, Animals, and Ecosystems Edward Terhune LaRoe Government Printing Office, - Animal populations - pages. Alaska Department of Fish and Game P.O. Box W. 8th Street Juneau, AK Office Locations. ESTIMATES OF BROWN BEAR ABUNDANCE ON KODIAK ISLAND, ALASKA VICTOR G. BARNES, JR., U.S. National Biological Service, Buskin River Road, Kodiak, AKUSA, email: the species is considered an important indicator of eco- system vitality (Schoen et al.
in abundance and distribution of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.). The. Common merganser Red-breasted merganser. Several of these species remain year round to nest on Kodiak including harlequin ducks, Barrow’s goldeneye, black scoter, common eiders, and common and red-breasted mergansers.
Many other water birds are abundant in winter including pelagic cormorants, common murres, glaucous-winged gulls, greater scaup, mallards, and black oystercatchers. Forage fish species are key food sources for.
many marine predators in Alaska marine waters. The USGS ASC leads an active program to better understand how forage fish distribution, abundance, and composition affect the population dynamics of marine birds and mammals.
Recently, researchers collected and analyzed forage fish data. The species is known to breed throughout coastal areas of Alaska and the Russian Far East (North ) and to winter in Southeast Asia (LeeHill & BishopCarey et al. Poole et al. The Alaskan breeding range of Aleutian Terns (Fig.
1) covers approximately 35% of the state’s coast (Gotthardt et al. Nick R Hatch's 3 research works with 24 citations and 70 reads, including: Marine birds of Yakutat Bay, Alaska: Evaluating summer distribution, abundance and threats at sea.
The IBA is located in the Southeastern Cook Inlet - Kodiak Upwelling ecoregion within the Gulf of Alaska. The centroid of this IBA is km from the nearest land. It Eastern Kodiak Island Marine IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other and state-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other.
Distribution on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and North Slope—No Kodiak birds went to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta or North Slope during the breeding season in or 4.
Age and sex structure of winter flocks—Second year completed. We determined sex composition for another birds in Kodiak. Data are being analyzed, but it has been. most of the primary Kodiak Stell er's eider wintering area as determined by years of incidental aerial and shipboard observations by refuge personnel (Zwiefelhofer ).
Estimates for all waterfowl and marine mammals were reported for 4 survey zones. A total of 2, Steller's eiders were tallied during the. of winter distribution. At the time of the survey elk herds of the two islands were found to occupy four distinct winter ranges, Table 1 and Figure 1.
Of these 4 ranges, the Afognak Lake area of southwestern Afognak Island was considered the major wintering area, supporting or nearly 50 per cent. Aerial surveys were conducted in the Northwestern Gulf of Alaska and southeastern Bering Sea to determine the abundance, distribution, and habitat use patterns of endangered cetaceans and other marine mammals.
Four species of cetaceans listed by the Federal Government as endangered were observed: gray, humpback, finback, and sperm whales.
winter in which we observed concentrations of murres and murrelets foraging in protected waters at the head of Port Frederick. A similar phenomemon has been documented elsewhere in Alaska (D. Forsell and P. Gould. Distribution and abundance of marine birds and mammals '.
DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF STELLER'S EIDERS (Polysticta stelleri) IN THE KODIAK ARCHIPELAGO, ALASKA WINTER William W. Larned U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Waterfowl Management KBeach Rd., Soldotna, Alaska Denny Zwiefelhofer U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Buskin River Road, Kodiak. Agenda - Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium Saturday - April 9 Workshops and Keynote Address noon Touring Alutiiq Museum - Alutiiq Museum noon Seabird Mortality Monitoring for COASST - FITC Communicating Ocean Science - Fishermen’s Hall Teaching the Alaska Seas and Rivers Curriculum - KIBSD Keynote Address.
Marine mammal populations in northern and western Alaska have been affected by changes in the physical environment, with alterations to migratory timing and routes, distribution, abundance, health, and behavior.
Despite these changes, marine mammal populations in the region remain generally healthy and abundant.Lech Stempniewicz, Michał Goc, Dorota Kidawa, Jacek Urbański, Magdalena Hadwiczak, Adrian Zwolicki, Marine birds and mammals foraging in the rapidly deglaciating Arctic fjord - numbers, distribution and habitat preferences, Climatic Change, /s,3 .levels such as fish, marine birds and mammals (Lindeman, ; Platt et al., ; Lenz, ).
Zooplankton abundance and biomass are direct indices of food web structure and carrying capacity for higher trophic level predator species (Mackas, ).
The planktonic early life history of finfish and shellfish is dependent on zooplankton.