A new study could help biologists zero in on why so many sea otters are dying of the same disease in Kachemak Bay. Biologists have spent several years tracking the disease in dead otters. And now they’re getting their first chance to look at the illness in the live population.
Photos courtesy the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
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- To report a dead sea otter anywhere in the state, call the Alaska SeaLife Center at 1-888-774-7325.
Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage