Tagged: Marine Mammals

Northern Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) is a marine mammal species that occurs in Alaska (Credit: Gregory Smith/Flickr)

Guidelines For Assessing Marine Mammal Stocks

NMFS has incorporated public comments into revisions of the guidelines for preparing stock assessment reports (SARs) pursuant to section 117 of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The revised guidelines are now complete and...

Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). (Credit: Allison Henry/NEFSC,NOAA)

Animal Welfare; Marine Mammals

We are proposing to amend the Animal Welfare Act regulations concerning the humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of marine mammals in captivity. (From the Federal Register) — These proposed changes would affect sections...