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Greetings from the Alaska Sea Otter and Steller Sea Lion Commission! If you would like to contact the Commission, please do so by email at tassc@seaotter-sealion.org. 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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