3 edition of Orcas in Puget Sound found in the catalog.
Orcas in Puget Sound
|Series||Valued ecosystem components report series, Technical report -- 2007-01, Technical report (Puget Sound Nearshore Partnership) -- 2007-01.|
|Contributions||United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Seattle District., Puget Sound Nearshore Partnership.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 23 p. :|
|Number of Pages||23|
On August 8, , the Southern Resident orcas of Puget Sound were herded into Penn Cove on Whidbey Island by explosives, spotter planes and speedboats in a coordinated effort to capture seven young whales. Between and , dozens of these now-endangered orcas were torn from their home and sent to marine parks around the ://
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Our guides and naturalists work to create educational, fun, and engaging tours that provide our In the Puget Sound, a once healthy population of orcas is currently facing extinction. Though nearly of these whales lived in the region during the mid s, this number has fallen to just If the downward trend continues for much longer, their survival into the future will cease to be :// Orcas from pod J in Puget Sound just west of Seattle.
The number of orcas in the area, listed as endangered sincehas dwindled to a year In her new book "A Puget Sound Orca in Captivity: The Fight to bring Lolita Home," Sandra Pollard details how dozens of now-endangered orcas were torn from their home between andand sent to marine parks around the globe.
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We’re blessed to live in what’s been called “the American Serengeti,” with some of the highest concentration of whales and dolphins and sea life Southern resident orcas are a unique population of orcas in the Pacific Northwest that are genetically and behaviorally distinct from other killer whales.
Due to declines of their primary prey, chinook salmon, the southern resident population has been decreasing for years. Large dams, like those on the Snake River, and the destruction of salmon habitat have caused salmon stocks throughout the J pod is the pod most likely to appear year-round in the waters of the San Juan Islands and Southern Gulf Islands, lower Puget Sound (near Seattle), and Georgia Strait.
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Between anddozens of these now-endangered orcas were torn from their home and sent 10 ways to help save Puget Sound’s resident orcas TODAY. Save our Wild Salmon, and People for Puget Sound are just a few of the many organizations to inquire with about donating time or funds.
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Balcomb points to two factors: Human-introduced contaminants to the Puget Sound and the diminished supply of orcas' preferred food, Chinook salmon.
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She is a certified marine naturalist giving land- and boat-based talks about the endangered Southern Resident orcas and other marine mammals of the Salish Sea, a volunteer with the local whale sightings organization, Orca Network, and a member of the Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Each spring, majestic gray whales migrate from the southern waters north to Alaska.
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