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Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network: The Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network began in the 1980s, under the umbrella of the Northwest Marine Mammal Stranding Network, as an informal alliance of marine mammal experts from Oregon universities interested in collecting information and specimens from stranded marine mammals. With the advent of the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program in 2002, funding for a dedicated full-time Stranding Coordinator became available, enabling work to progress from casual observations of marine mammal stranding events to a serious scientific endeavor involving the systematic collection, analysis, and archiving of stranding data and biological samples. Data collected from such events are entered into a national database that is used to establish baseline information on marine mammal communities and their health.

Tracking the Development of Muscular Myoglobin Stores in Mysticete Calves

Increased harbor porpoise mortality in the Pacific Northwest, USA: understanding when higher levels may be normal

Organochlorine Contaminants in Blubber from Stranded Marine Mammals Collected from the Northern Oregon and Southern Washington Coasts: Implications for Re-introducing California Condors, Gymnogyps californianus, in Oregon

Clinical assessment and postrelease monitoring of 11 mass stranded dolphins on Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Total mercury in stranded marine mammals from the Oregon and southern Washington coasts

The application of GIS and spatiotemporal analyses to investigations of unusual marine mammal strandings and mortality events

The performance of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) and California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) on a two-choice object discrimination task

Environmental enrichment through husbandry and research: An integrated approach

Rice JM.  1995.  Environmental enrichment through husbandry and research: An integrated approach. Humane Innovations and Alternatives. 8:597-600.

The New England Aquarium’s Responses to Marine Mammal Strandings

Extended use of subpalpebral levage systems for treatment of keratitis in a harbor seal (Phoca vitulina)

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