Spatio-Temporal Characterization of Pinniped Strandings and Human Interaction Cases in the Pacific Northwest, 1991-2016

  title={Spatio-Temporal Characterization of Pinniped Strandings and Human Interaction Cases in the Pacific Northwest, 1991-2016},
  author={Amanda Warlick and Deborah A. Duffield and Dyanna M. Lambourn and Steven J. Jeffries and James M. Rice and Joseph K. Gaydos and Jessica L. Huggins and John Calambokidis and Lesanna L. Lahner and Jennifer M Olsen and Erin D’Agnese and Victoria Souze and Alysha Elsby and Stephanie A. Norman},
  journal={Aquatic Mammals},

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