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Science Cafe: Using Genetics & Whale Poop to Save Orcas

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

June 2013 in Tacoma

Jennifer Hempelmann from the Northwest Fisheries Science Center shows us how the endangered Southern Resident killer whale population faces many threats, including food availability. Join NOAA’s Jennifer Hempelmann to explore how genetic analyses of whale scat can help researchers identify possible causes of the decline in the local orca population.

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