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Orcas in Puget Sound

Birgit Kriete

Orcas in Puget Sound

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Published by Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in [Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Killer whale -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound,
  • Killer whale -- Effect of pollution on -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBirgit Kriete.
    SeriesValued ecosystem components report series, Technical report -- 2007-01, Technical report (Puget Sound Nearshore Partnership) -- 2007-01.
    ContributionsUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Seattle District., Puget Sound Nearshore Partnership.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13639009M
    OCLC/WorldCa191822791

    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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