Tag Archives: spring 2009 count

Clarification on sea otter status

People all over the country are talking about sea otters, thanks to the press coverage of our annual sea otter status report! We’ve gotten all sorts of expressions of concern and support for the sea otter, for which we are … Continue reading

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The Otter Project in the news

We’ve made it into the media frenzy surrounding the not so good news that sea otter populations are in decline. Today’s coverage was pretty widespread, with front page stories in the Monterey Herald and the San Francisco Chronical, as well as … Continue reading

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Sea otter survey results don’t look good

USGS released the results of the Spring 2009 sea otter survey today, and the numbers are not ideal. Surveyors counted 2654 otters, which is a 3.8% drop from 2008’s count. The really bad news is that this count caused the … Continue reading

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