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    • Puffins

    • Alaska; Togiak National Wildlife Refuge; Marine birds; Birds; animals; wildlife; coast;
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    • Food from the sea: fish and shellfish of New England.

    • History; Aquatic environments; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Overfishing;
    • "In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
    • Rescued Pelican

    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS); Oil spills; Birds;
    • "JEFFERSON PARISH, La. – Jeff Phillips, Environmental Contaminants Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, rescues a Brown Pelican from the Barataria Bay in Grand Isle, La., June 4, 2010. State and federal wildlife services pulled...
    • Rescued Pelican

    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS); Oil spills; Birds;
    • "JEFFERSON PARISH, La. – Jeff Phillips, Environmental Contaminants Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, rescues a Brown Pelican from the Barataria Bay in Grand Isle, La., June 4, 2010. State and federal wildlife services pulled...
    • Brown towhee

    • Birds; Perching birds; Songbirds; Migratory birds
    • A brown towhee from the pacific coast on a log.
    • Western Snowy Plover Female on Eggs in Nest

    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • A female western snowy plover sits on her nest. The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or...
    • Tufted puffin

    • History; Birds; Migratory birds; Marine birds; Wildlife refuges; Photography;
    • A hand painted glass slide of a tufted puffin taken by Finley and Bohlman at Three Arch Rocks during a 1903 vist. Three Arch Rocks would later become the west coast first bird refuge in 1907.
    • Tufted puffin

    • History; Birds; Migratory birds; Marine birds; Wildlife refuges; Photography;
    • A hand painted glass slide of a tufted puffin taken by Finley and Bohlman at Three Arch Rocks during a 1903 vist. Three Arch Rocks would later become the west coast first bird refuge in 1907. Under the Model Bird Law Finley was able to end sea bird...
    • Bull Walrus Swimming

    • Mammals; Marine environments; Marine mammals;
    • A large Pacific Walrus bull swimming in frigid Alaska waters. This walrus lives near the shallow water areas of the Pacific Alaska coast and subsists mostly on benthic bivalve mollusks.
    • Laysan albatross

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • A Laysan albatross is stuck in debris on Eastern Island after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15, FWS released...

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