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Details of  David John Rugh   


Gender male
Job title Wildlife Biologist
Department National Marine Mammal Laboratory
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 206-526-4018
Fax 206-526-6615
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Degree Masters, Zoology Bachelors, Biology
Job type Research
Research Activities Distribution and abundance research of large cetaceans, primarily bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus), gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus), and beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) around Alaska. Bowhead whale studies have involved aerial photography, mostly for photo-identification of individuals. Gray whale studies have mostly been shore-based counts during migrations and tests of the counting systems. Beluga studies have focused on aerial surveys of Cook Inlet, Alaska.
Research Region 102

Group(s): NOAADIR
Created: 1999-07-12 Last Updated: 2010-05-28 by Annelies GROEN