Pacific Walrus Stock Assessment Report

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Pacific Walrus Stock Assessment Report

On April 1, 2014, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a Federal Register notice announcing the availability of the final revised marine mammal stock assessment report for the Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) stock in Alaska.

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We provide leadership in the conservation and management of our nation's marine mammals under our jurisdiction – sea otters, Pacific walruses, polar bears, and West Indian manatees – as well as the marine ecosystems that support them.
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The Ecological Services Program works to restore and protect healthy populations of fish, wildlife, and plants and the environments upon which they depend. Using the best available science, we work with federal, state, Tribal, local, and non-profit stakeholders, as well as private land owners, to...
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Walruses are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, which prohibits the take (i.e., harass, hunt, capture, or kill) of all marine mammals. Please click the link provided after "For more information" to access the Service’s Marine Mammals Management Pacific Walrus website.

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