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    • About marine mammals

    • Marine mammals; Wildlife refuges;
    • Fact sheets about marine mammals and the Marine Mammals Protection Act (MMPA). These animals include whales,dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, walrus,polar bears, sea and marine otters, dugongs, and manatees.
    • Audio of whale blow

    • Marine mammals; Audio Clip;
    • This is a 30-second mp3 audio clip of a whale "blowing." What do we mean when we say a whale "blows?" While a whale is holding its breath, air is compressed in its chest. Upon reaching the surface, the air is exhaled through the whale's blowholes....
    • Facts about federal wildlife laws

    • Endangered and/or threatened; International affairs; Law enforcement; Tourism;
    • This is a booklet describing laws pertinent to the importation and exportation of endangered animals--alive or dead--and animal parts and products. It includes contact information for obtaining more specific information on the subject.
    • 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...
    • Oil spill curriculum

    • Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Shorebird Sister Schools Program presents an activity that explores the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill on coastal birds and the work of many dedicated professionals helping in species recovery, with a focus on career...

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