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U.S. Pacific Marine Mammal Stock Assessments
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Marine Mammal and Turtle Division
Southwest Fisheries Science Center
8901 La Jolla Shores Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037-1508
Phone: (858) 546-7101
Fax: (858) 546-5653
The photos on this page were taken by John Calambokidis of Cascadia Research.
SWFSC Researchers Featured in New Vaquita Video
SWFSC scientists are featured in a new video about the vaquita porpoise, the world's most endangered marine mammal. The film, Vaquita - Saving the Desert Porpoise, highlights our scientists that conduct research on vaquita, while pondering the question, "Has time run out?"
Antarctic Killer Whale Ecology Research
Antarctic Peninsula, November – December 2013 – This represents the sixth consecutive year of investigations by the Marine Mammal and Turtle Division at Southwest Fisheries Science Center into the ecology of Antarctic killer whales, with special emphasis on assessing the
Sea Turtles Call San Gabriel River Home
KABC, Los Angeles, features a story about a rare and endangered species is thriving in the most unlikely of places, between industrial power plants on the border of Long Beach and Sea Beach. A colony of green sea turtles has
MMTD Participates in NOAA Day at Aquarium of the Pacific
NOAA Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific - Kelly Goodwin, Joel Schumacher, and Jim Gilpatrick of the MMTD represented SWFSC at "NOAA Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific" in Long Beach, CA on Saturday, November 16th.