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Whales Only recently Evolved into Giants when Changing Ice, oceans Concentrated Prey

Whales Only recently Evolved into Giants when Changing Ice, oceans Concentrated Prey

The blue whale, which uses baleen to filter its prey from ocean water and can reach lengths of over 100 feet, is the largest vertebrate animal that has ever lived. On the list of the planet’s most massive living creatures, the blue whale shares the top ranks with…

New Information on How Long some Rockfish Live and How Often they Spawn

New Information on How Long some Rockfish Live and How Often they Spawn

Some things just get better with age. Like rockfish mothers. A rockfish might not start spawning until she is 25 years old. As she gets older she produces more, and more robust, young. She continues to produce them over many years, into advanced age – which for some…

Two Kayakers near Chichagof Island Rescued by USCG

Two Kayakers near Chichagof Island Rescued by USCG

The U.S. Coast Guard cite the use of personal locator beacon by one of two kayakers that lead to the successful conclusion of a USCG search and rescue mission in southeast Alaska on Saturday. Watchstanders at the 17th District Command Center picked up the signal from a personal…

Sea Lions Remember Prey Hotspots to Maximize Hunting efficiency

Sea Lions Remember Prey Hotspots to Maximize Hunting efficiency

When you forage for food, you need hunt no further than your corner restaurant. When a sea lion…

M/V Taku Sale Extended, Minimum Bid Lowered

M/V Taku Sale Extended, Minimum Bid Lowered

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) is extending the sale of the…

USS O’Kane to Visit Juneau after Northern Edge

USS O’Kane to Visit Juneau after Northern Edge

JUNEAU, Alaska – Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) is scheduled to make a port visit…

Alternative Transportation Offered for AMHS Cargo Impacted by Tustumena Delay

Alternative Transportation Offered for AMHS Cargo Impacted by Tustumena Delay

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced Tuesday that Coastal Transportation, Inc. will assist AMHS…

Tustumena Return to Service Delayed

Tustumena Return to Service Delayed

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced today that the M/V Tustumena will remain at…

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