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Sea Otter Spraint Data from Kachemak Bay, Katmai National Park and Preserve, Kenai Fjords National Park and Prince William Sound

July 14, 2022

These data are part of the Gulf Watch Alaska (GWA) long-term monitoring program. This dataset consist of observations of sea otter (Enhydra lutris) fecal samples (spraint). Observers examined fresh spraint piles to identify major prey classes in the samples and to determine sea otter diets in the Gulf of Alaska region.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2022
Title Sea Otter Spraint Data from Kachemak Bay, Katmai National Park and Preserve, Kenai Fjords National Park and Prince William Sound
DOI 10.5066/P9EDM6NL
Authors U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Science Center, National Park Service Southwest Alaska Inventory and Monitoring Network, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Esler Daniel N
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Alaska Science Center

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