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Killer Whales at Night: Helping Protect Southern Residents
Little is known about what killer whales do at night. To learn more, scientists use suction cup tags called DTAGs that can monitor whales’ nighttime behavior and responses to noise. Learn how this new information could help better protect the whales.
Saildrones: Cutting Edge Technology for Ocean Research
Autonomous, ocean-going vessels have been launched from Alaska for oceanic research in the Bering Sea. NOAA has partnered with Saildrone, Inc., to take a look at important Walleye pollock fish stocks, track Northern fur seals and locate right whales.
Recovering the Southern Resident Killer Whale with Research and Conservation
Learn what scientists have discovered studying the endangered Southern Resident killer whales. See the science behind recovering this charismatic creature, from collecting their poop to tracking them using satellite tags.