NRC partner Greg Ruggerone and co-authors from University of Alaska Fairbanks and Alaska Department of Fish and Game recently published “Unprecedented biennial pattern of birth and mortality in an endangered apex predator, the southern resident killer whale, in the eastern North Pacific Ocean” in Marine Ecology Progress Series. An abstract for the paper can be accessed here: https://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v608/p291-296/
The results of this paper have been featured in news articles appearing across North America. The following are a just of few of the news organizations with links to their recent articles: The Columbia Basin Bulletin, London Daily Mail, The New York Times, Northwest Fish Letter, Richmond News, The Seattle Times, Vancouver Sun, and The Washington Post.
NBC affiliate King 5 broadcast a podcast on the research: Listen to “Pink Salmon Greg Ruggerone Killer Whale Recovery” by Alison Morrow