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Greetings from the Alaska Sea Otter and Steller Sea Lion Commission! We are so happy to be advocating for Alaska Natives, tribes, Steller sea lions and subsistence hunters and artisans. While continuing our biosampling and management planning work, we are embarking on a pilot project for monitoring Steller sea lion harvest. Please contact us if you would like more information. 

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, concerns, or comments regarding marine mammal subsistence, sea lions, the changing environment or eligibility under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, please do not hesitate to contact us!

We may be reached by phone at 1-800-474-4362 (within Alaska), direct at 907-286-2377, by email at tassc@seaotter-sealion.org or by messenger on Facebook. We look forward to hearing from you!

Steller Sea Lions

National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) provides federal management for Steller sea lions in the United States. All Steller sea lions were listed as threatened under the ESA in… READ MORE

What is Legal?

The Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) was passed in 1972 which created a moratorium on the taking of marine mammals by U.S. citizens within the United States and… READ MORE

Sea Otters

In September 2005, sea otters from the western side of Cook Inlet westward through the end of the Aleutian chain were listed as threatened under the Endangered Species… READ MORE

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