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  • Burns, J. M., D. P. Costa, J. T. Harvey, and K. Frost. 1999. Physiological development in juvenile harbor seals [abstract]. Pages 26-27 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Calkins, D. G., D. C. McAllister, K. W. Pitcher, and G. W. Pendleton. 1999. Steller sea lion status and trend in southeast Alaska: 1979-1997. Marine Mammal Science 15(2):462–477. (Offsite)
  • Daniel, R., L. Jemison, G. Pendleton, and S. Crowley. 1999. Molting phenology of harbor seals on Tugidak Island, Alaska [abstract]. Page 43 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Farley, S. D., and C. Jay. 1999. Thermal and metabolic constraints affecting Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens): A modeling exercise incoporating stable isotopes and thermal biology [abstract]. Page 66 [In] Program and abstracts of the 50th Arctic Science Conference, 19-22 September 1999, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Arctic Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
  • Frost, K. J., L. F. Lowry, and J. M. Ver Hoef. 1999. Monitoring the trend of harbor seals in Prince William Sound, Alaska, after the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Marine Mammal Science 15(2):494–506. (Offsite)
  • Frost, K. J., L. F. Lowry, and M. A. Simpkins. 1999. Effort, focus, and preferred depth of diving for harbor seals in Prince William Sound, Alaska, 1993 [abstract]. Page 62 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Hastings, K. K., R. J. Small, and L. Hilby. 1999. Use of computer-assisted matching of photographs to examine survival of Alaskan harbor seals [abstract]. Page 77 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Hessinger, C. M., G. W. Pendleton, K. J. Frost, and D. P. DeMaster. 1999. Habitat use patterns and densities of ringed seals along the Alaskan Beaufort Sea coast [abstract]. Page 81 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Jay, C. V., and S. D. Farley. 1999. Summer foraging of male Pacific walrus in Bristol Bay [abstract]. Page 90 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Jemison, L., G. Pendleton, and C. Wilson. 1999. Harbor seal population studies and factors influencing counts at Nanvak Bay, Alaska. Pages 90-91 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Lowry, L., V. Burkanov, K. Frost, R. Davis, D. DeMaster, and M. Simpkins. 1999. Habitat use and habitat selection by spotted seals (Phoca largha) in the Bering Sea [abstract]. Page 110 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Mathews, E. A., and G. W. Pendleton. 1999. Declining trends in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardsi) at glacial ice and terrestrial haulouts in Glacier Bay National Park, 1992-1998 [abstract]. Page 117 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Raum-Suryan, K. L., D. G. Calkins, J. L. Sease, and K. W. Pitcher. 1999. Movements, rookery fidelity, and survival of Steller sea lions branded as pups in Alaska and Russia [abstract]. Page 153 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Saeki, K., M. Nakajima, K. Noda, T. R. Loughlin, N. Baba, M. Kiyota, R. Tatsukawa, and D. G. Calkins. 1999. Vanadium accumulation in pinnipeds. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 36(1):81–86. (Offsite)
  • Sheffield, G., F. H. Fay, and B. P. Kelly. 1999. A re-examination of Pacific walrus feeding data [abstract]. Page 171 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Small, R., and J. Ver Hoef. 1999. Movements, haulout use patterns, and foraging activity of harbor seals in the Kodiak Archipelago and Southeast Alaska [abstract]. Page 175 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Suydam, R., J. J. Burns, and G. M. Carroll. 1999. Age, growth, and reproduction of beluga whales from the eastern Chukchi Sea, Alaska [abstract]. Page 181 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Swain, U. G., and K. W. Pitcher. 1999. Movements and diving behavior of juvenile Steller sea lions in Southeastern Alaska [abstract]. Page 181-82 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Trumble, S., M. Castellini, and R. Small. 1999. A comparison of blood chemistry and hematology values for harbor seal pups on Tugidak Island and within Prince William Sound, Alaska [abstract]. Page 188 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Ver Hoef, J. M., and K. J. Frost. 1999. Bayesian hierarchical models for estimating harbor seal changes in Prince William Sound, Alaska [abstract]. Page 193 [In] Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November-3 December 1999, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.

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  • Adams, T. C., R. W. Davis, and D. G. Calkins. 1995. Milk composition and intake rates for Steller sea lion pups [abstract]. Page 1 [In] Abstracts of the 11th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 14-18 December, Orlando, Florida.
  • Andrews, R. D., and D. G. Calkins. 1995. Determining the precise timing and location of foraging by Steller sea lions [abstract]. Page 4 [In] Abstracts of the 11th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 14-18 December, Orlando, Florida.
  • Bradley, D. J., T. R. Spraker, and D. Calkins. 1995. Hematological variation in Steller sea lion (Eumentopias jubatus) pups and neonates [abstract]. Page 16 [In] Abstracts of the 11th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 14-18 December, Orlando, Florida.
  • Hastings, K. K., and J. W. Testa. 1995. Age and sex differences in juvenile survival in Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) [abstract]. Page 51 [In] Abstracts of the 11th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 14-18 December, Orlando, Florida.
  • Lowry, L. F., and K. J. Frost. 1995. Movements of satellite-tagged harbor seals in Prince William Sound, Alaska, 1991-1994 [abstract]. Page 69 [In] Abstracts of the 11th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 14-18 December, Orlando, Florida.
  • Merrick, R. L., R. Brown, D. G. Calkins, and T. R. Loughlin. 1995. A comparison of Steller sea lion, Eumetopias jubatus, pup masses between rookeries with increasing and decreasing populations. Fishery Bulletin 93(4):753–758. (Offsite)
  • Sease, J. R., L. Fritz, J. Lewis, D. McAllister, R. L. Merrick, and M. Strick. 1995. Seasonal distribution of Steller sea lions in Alaska [abstract]. Page 103 [In] Abstracts of the 11th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 14-18 December, Orlando, Florida.
  • Spraker, T. R., D. Bradley, G. Antonelis, R. DeLong, and D. Calkins. 1995. Fibrinous pneumonia of neonatal pinnapeds associated with ß hemolytic E. coli [abstract]. Page 505 [In] R. E. Junge, editor. Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Wildlife Disease Association, and American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians, 12-17 August 1995, East Lansing, Michigan.
  • Spraker, T. R., D. Calkins. 1995. Ulcerative dermatitis and lopecia of Steller sea lion (Eumentopias jubatus) pups [abstract]. Page 108 [In] Abstracts of the 11th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 14-18 December, Orlando, Florida.

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  • Frost, K. J., L. F. Lowry, and R. W. Davis. 1991. Spotted seal and belukha whale use of a coastal lagoon system in Northwestern Alaska [abstract]. Page 25 [In] Abstracts of the 9th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 5-9 December 1991, Chicago, Illinois. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.
  • Lewis, J. P. 1991. An evaluation of a census-related disturbance of Steller sea lions [abstract]. Page 42 [In] Abstracts of the 9th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 5-9 December 1991, Chicago, Illinois. The Society for Marine Mammalogy.

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  • Lowry, L. F., J. J. Burns, and K. J. Frost. 1989. Recent harvests of belukha whales, Delphinapterus leucas, in western and northern Alaska and their potential impact on provisional management stocks. Pages 335-339 [In] Thirty-ninth report of the International Whaling Commission. The International Whaling Commission, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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  • Burns, J. J. 1983. Productive status of female belukha whales from Western Alaska [abstract]. Page 15 [In] Abstracts of the 5th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 27 November-1 December 1983, Boston, Massachusetts. The Society for Marine Mammals.
  • Burns, J. J., and S. Hills. 1983. Autumn migration route of belukha whales in the central and western Beaufort Seas [abstract]. Page 15 [In] Abstracts of the 5th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 27 November-1 December 1983, Boston, Massachusetts. The Society for Marine Mammals.
  • Frost, K. J., L. F. Lowry, and R. R. Nelson. 1983. Distribution, abundance, and movements of belukha whales in Bristol Bay, Alaska [abstract]. Page 31 [In] Abstracts of the 5th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 27 November-1 December 1983, Boston, Massachusetts. The Society for Marine Mammals.
  • Lowry, L. F., and F. H. Fay. 1983. Seal eating by walruses in the Bering Sea [abstract]. Page 61 [In] Abstracts of the 5th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 27 November-1 December 1983, Boston, Massachusetts. The Society for Marine Mammals.
  • Oliver, J. S., P. N. Slattery, E. F. O'Connor, and L. F. Lowry. 1983. Walrus, Odobenus rosmarus, feeding in the Bering Sea: A benthic perspective. Fishery Bulletin 81(3):501–512. (Offsite)
  • Seaman, G. A., L. F. Lowry, and K. J. Frost. 1982. Foods of belukha whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in western Alaska. Cetology 44:1–19.

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  • Lowry, L. F. 1982. Documentation and assessment of marine mammal-fishery interactions in the Bering Sea. Pages 300-311 [In] K. Sabol, editor. Transactions of the 47th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, 26-31 March 1982, Portland, Oregon. Wildlife Management Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • Lowry, L. F., K. J. Frost, D. G. Calkins, G. L. Swartzman, and S. Hill. 1982. 17.0 Annotated bibliography for council document #19: Feeding habits, food requirements, and status of Bering Sea marine mammals. North Pacific Fishery Management Council, Council Document # 19a, Anchorage.
  • Pitcher, K. W., and F. H. Fay. 1982. Feeding by Steller sea lions on harbor seals. Murrelet 63(2):70–71. (Offsite)

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  • Burns, J. J., and K. J. Frost. 1979. Results of long-term studies of reproduction in female bearded seals, Erignathus barbatus, from the Bering and Chukchi Seas [abstract]. Page 6 [In] Abstracts of the 3rd Biennial Conference of the Biology of Marine Mammals, 7-11 October 1979, Seattle, Washington.
  • Calkins, D. 1979. Steller sea lion (Enmetopias jubatus) pup counts in the Gulf of Alaska [abstract]. Page 7 [In] Abstracts of the 3rd Biennial Conference of the Biology of Marine Mammals, 7-11 October 1979, Seattle, Washington.
  • Frost, K. J., L. F. Lowry, and J. J. Burns. 1979. Ringed seals in the Alaskan Beaufort Sea: Feeding patterns, trophic relationships and possible effects of offshore petroleum development [abstract]. Page 22 [In] Abstracts of the 3rd Biennial Conference of the Biology of Marine Mammals, 7-11 October 1979, Seattle, Washington.
  • Lowry, L. F., K. J. Frost, and J. J. Burns. 1979. Feeding of bearded seals in the Bering and Chukchi Seas and implications with respect to carrying capacity [abstract]. Page 38 [In] Abstracts of the 3rd Biennial Conference of the Biology of Marine Mammals, 7-11 October 1979, Seattle, Washington.
  • Lowry, L. F., K. J. Frost, and J. J. Burns. 1979. Potential resource competition in the southeastern Bering Sea: Fisheries and phocid seals. Pages 287-294 [In] B. R. Melteff, editor. Alaska fisheries: 200 years and 200 miles of change. Proceedings of the 29th Alaska Science Conference, 15-17 August 1978, Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Miller, R. V., and J. J. Burns. 1979. Joint marine mammal programs between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. Pages 480-487 [In] K. Sabol, editor. Transactions of the 44th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, 24-28 March 1979, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Wildlife Management Institute, Washington, D.C.

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  • Burns, J. J. 1970. The walrus. Pages 206-211 [In] V. H. Cahalane, editor. Alive in the wild. Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

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