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James L. Bodkin

Title: Research Wildlife Biologist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7164
Fax: (907) 786-7150
Email: jbodkin@usgs.gov

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Education and/or Training

M.S.1986California Polytechnical University, San Luis Obispo, CABiology
B.S.1975California State University, Long Beach, CAWildlife Biology

Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests

Population biology and ecology of marine mammals, population estimation, predator/prey relations, carnivora, coastal marine ecology, marine conservation.

Professional Experience

1990 - PresentResearch Wildlife Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
1989 - 1990Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Koyukuk Wildlife Refuge, Galena, AK
1986 - 1989Fish and Wildlife Biologist, National Ecology Research Center, Santa Cruz, CA

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

Society for Conservation Biology
American Society of Mammalogy
Society for Marine Mammalogy
The Wildlife Society

Websites of Interest

Sea Otter and Nearshore Marine Ecology Research

Publications

Total pubs: 111

Ballachey, B. E., J. L. Bodkin, D. Esler, and S. D. Rice. 2014. Lessons from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill: A biological perspective. Pages 181-197 in Alford, J. B., M. S. Peterson, and C. C. Green (eds.), Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North America. CRC Press, 320 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Esslinger, G. G., J. L. Bodkin, A. R. Breton, J. M. Burns, and D. H. Monson. 2014. Temporal patterns in the foraging behavior of sea otters in Alaska. Journal of Wildlife Management 78(4):689-700. doi:10.1002/jwmg.701 [Details] [Full Publication]

Ballachey, B. E., D. H. Monson, G. G. Esslinger, K. A. Kloecker, J. L. Bodkin, L. Bowen, and A. K. Miles. 2014. 2013 update on sea otter studies to assess recovery from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, Prince William Sound, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2014-1030, 40 p. doi:10.3133/ofr20141030 [Details] [Full Publication]

Ballachey, B. E., J. L. Bodkin, and D. H. Monson. 2013. Quantifying long-term risks to sea otters from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill: Reply to Harwell & Gentile (2013). Marine Ecology Progress Series 488:297-301. doi:10.3354/meps10498 [Details] [Full Publication]

Miles, A. K., L. Bowen, B. E. Ballachey, J. L. Bodkin, M. Murray, J. A. Estes, R. A. Keister, and J. L. Stott. 2012. Variations of transcript profiles between sea otters Enhydra lutris from Prince William Sound, Alaska, and clinically normal reference otters. Marine Ecology Progress Series. doi:10.3354/meps09572 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., B. E. Ballachey, H. A. Coletti, G. G. Esslinger, K. A. Kloecker, S. D. Rice, J. A. Reed, and D. H. Monson. 2012. Long-term effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill: Sea otter foraging in the intertidal as a pathway of exposure to lingering oil. Marine Ecology Progress Series 447:273-287. doi:10.3354/meps09523 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bowen, L., A. K. Miles, M. Murray, M. Haulena, J. Tuttle, W. VanBonn, L. Adams, J. L. Bodkin, B. E. Ballachey, M. T. Tinker, R. A. Keister, and J. L. Stott. 2012. Gene transcription in sea otters (Enhydra lutris); Development of a diagnostic tool for sea otter and ecosystem health. Molecular Ecology Resources 12(1):67-74. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03060.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Tinker, M. T., M. Novak, P. Guimarães, F. M. D. Marquitti, J. L. Bodkin, M. M. Staedler, G. Bentall, and J. A. Estes. 2012. The structure and mechanisms of diet specialization: testing models of individual variation in resource use with sea otters. Ecology Letters 15(5):475-483. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01760.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Jewett, C. A., J. L. Bodkin, H. Chenelot, G. G. Esslinger, and M. K. Hoberg. 2011. The nearshore benthic community of Kasatochi Island, one year after the 2008 volcanic eruption. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 42(3):315-324. doi:10.1657/1938-4246-42.3.315 [Details] [Full Publication]

Monson, D. H., D. F. Doak, B. E. Ballachey, and J. L. Bodkin. 2011. Could residual oil from the Exxon Valdez spill create a long-term population "sink" for sea otters in Alaska? . Ecological Applications 21(8):2917-2932. doi:10.1890/11-0152.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Goldstein, T., V. A. Gill, P. A. Tuomi, D. H. Monson, A. M. Burdin, P. A. Conrad, J. L. Dunn, C. Field, C. Johnson, D. A. Jessup, J. L. Bodkin, and A. M. Doroff. 2011. Assessment of clinical pathology and pathogen exposure in sea otters (Enhydra lutris) bordering the threatened population in Alaska. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47(3):579-592. [Details]

Bodkin, J. L., B. E. Ballachey, and G. G. Esslinger. 2011. Trends in sea otter population abundance in western Prince William Sound, Alaska: Progress toward recovery following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5213, 14 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., M. L. Arimitsu, G. S. Drew, E. N. Madison, J. L. Bodkin, and M. D. Romano. 2011. Status and trends of the Kittlitz's in Glacier Bay, Alaska. Marine Ornithology 39(1):65-75. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., B. E. Ballachey, and G. G. Esslinger. 2011. Synthesis of nearshore recovery following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill: Trends in sea otter population abundance in Western Prince William Sound. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report, (Restoration Projects 070808, 070808A, and 090808), U. S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. [Details]

Coletti, H. A., J. L. Bodkin, and G. G. Esslinger. 2011. Sea otter abundance in Kenai Fjords national Park: results from the 2010 aerial survey: Southwest Alaska Inventory and Monitoring. National Park Service, Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/SWAN/NRTR—2011/417. [Details] [Full Publication]

Coletti, H. A., J. L. Bodkin, and G. G. Esslinger. 2011. Distribution and density of marine birds and mammals along the Kenai Fjords National Park coastline - March 2010: Southwest Alaska Network Inventory and Monitoring Program. National Park Service, Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/SWAN/NRTR—2011/451. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and B. E. Ballachey. 2010. Modeling the effects of mortality on sea otter populations. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5096, 12 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Ricca, M., A. K. Miles, B. E. Ballachey, J. L. Bodkin, D. Esler, and K. A. Trust. 2010. PCB exposure in sea otters and harlequin ducks in relation to history of contamination by the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60(6):861-872. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.01.005 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. 2010. Coastal Ecosystem Responses to Influences from Land and Sea Coastal and Ocean Science. USGS Fact Sheet 2010-3099, 2 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Estes, J. A., J. L. Bodkin, and M. T. Tinker. 2010. Threatened southwest Alaska sea otter stock: delineating the causes and constraints to recovery of a keystone predator in the North Pacific Ocean. North Pacific Research Board, Final Report for Project 717. [Details]

Von Biela, V. R., V. A. Gill, J. L. Bodkin, and J. M. Burns. 2009. Phenotypic plasticity in age at first reproduction of female northern sea otters. Journal of Mammalogy 90(5):1224-1231. [Details] [Full Publication]

Esslinger, G. G. and J. L. Bodkin. 2009. Status and trends of sea otter populations in Southeast Alaska, 1969-2003. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5045, 26 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Coletti, H. A., J. L. Bodkin, T. A. Dean, and K. A. Kloecker. 2009. Nearshore marine vital signs monitoring in the Southwest Alaska Network of National Parks. National Park Service, Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/SWAN/NRTR—2009/252. [Details] [Full Publication]

Estes, J. A., M. T. Tinker, and J. L. Bodkin. 2009. Using ecological function to develop recovery criteria for depleted species: Sea otters and kelp forests in the Aleutian Archipelago. Conservation Biology 24(3):852-860. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2009.01428.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Estes, J. A., J. L. Bodkin, and M. Ben-David. 2008. Marine Otters. In W. F. Perrin, B. Wursig, J. G. M. Thewissen and C. R. Crumly, (eds). Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, 2nd Edition. Academic Press, 1352 p. , San Diego, CA, USA. [Details]

Drew, G. S., S. G. Speckman, J. F. Piatt, J. M. Burgos, and J. L. Bodkin. 2008. Survey design considerations for monitoring marine predator populations in Glacier Bay, Alaska: Results and post-hoc analyses of surveys conducted in 1999-2003. USGS Administrative Report, 128 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Iverson, S. J., A. M. Springer, and J. L. Bodkin. 2007. Harbor seals, sea lions, and sea otters, fundamental life history characterisitcs: similarities, differences, and gradations. Pages 352-375 in R. B. Spies, (ed.). Long-Term Ecological Change in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Elsevier, Amsterdam. [Details]

Springer, A. M., S. J. Iverson, and J. L. Bodkin. 2007. Strategies for survival: Stellar sea lions, harbor seals and sea otters. Pages 352-375 in R. B. Spies, (ed.). Long-Term Ecological Change in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Elsevier, Amsterdam. [Details]

Romano, M. D., J. F. Piatt, G. S. Drew, and J. L. Bodkin. 2007. Temporal and spatial variability in distribution of Kittlitz's Murrelet in Glacier Bay. Pages 120-123 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Information and Technology Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and S. L. Boudreau. 2007. Toward an integrated science plan for Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve: Results from a workshop, 2004. Pages 228-235 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Drew, G. S., J. F. Piatt, and J. L. Bodkin. 2007. Population status and trends of marine birds and mammals in Glacier Bay National Park. Pages 129-132 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.). Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., B. E. Ballachey, G. G. Esslinger, K. A. Kloecker, D. H. Monson, and H. A. Coletti. 2007. Perspectives of an invading predator: Sea otters in Glacier Bay. Pages 133-136 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.). Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., D. H. Monson, and G. G. Esslinger. 2007. Activity budgets derived from time-depth recorders in a diving mammal. Journal of Wildlife Management 71(6):2034-2044. doi:10.2193/2006-258 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and S. L. Boudreau. 2007. Toward an integrated science plan for Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve: Results from a Workshop, 2004. Pages 217-218 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.). Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5047 [Details] [Full Publication]

Iverson, S. J., A. M. Springer, and J. L. Bodkin. 2007. Strategies for survival: Marine mammals. Pages 114-135 in R. B. Spies, (ed.), Long-Term Ecological Change in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Elsevier, Amsterdam. [Details]

Laidre, K. L., J. A. Estes, M. T. Tinker, J. L. Bodkin, D. H. Monson, K. Schneider, and M. P. Gillingham. 2006. Patterns of growth and body condition in sea otters from the Aleutian archipelago before and after the recent population decline. Journal of Animal Ecology 75(4):978-989. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2006.01117.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and G. G. Esslinger. 2006. Trends in southeast Alaska sea otter populations: 1969-2003. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5045. [Details] [Full Publication]

Tinker, M. T., D. F. Doak, J. A. Estes, B. H. Hatfield, M. M. Staedler, and J. L. Bodkin. 2006. Incorporating diverse data and realistic complexity into demographic estimation procedures for sea otters. Ecological Applications 16(6):2293-2312. doi:10.1890/1051-0761(2006)016[2293:IDDARC]2.0.CO;2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Tinker, M. T., J. A. Estes, M. M. Staedler, and J. L. Bodkin. 2006. Foraging ecology. Pages 103-129 in M. T. Tinker, J. A. Estes, K. Ralls, T. M. Williams, D. Jessup, and D. P. Costa, (eds). Population dynamics and biology of the California sea otter (Enhydra lutris Nereis) at the southern end of its range. MMS OCS Study 2006-007 Coastal Research Center, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, MMS Cooperative Agreement 14-35-0001-31063, 253 p. [Details]

Tinker, M. T., D. F. Doak, J. A. Estes, B. H. Hatfield, M. M. Staedler, and J. L. Bodkin. 2006. Spatial and temporal variation in sea otter demography. Pages 12-42 in M. T. Tinker, J. A. Estes, K. Ralls, T. M. Williams, D. Jessup, and D. P. Costa, (eds). Population dynamics and biology of the California sea otter (Enhydra lutris Nereis) at the southern end of its range. MMS OCS Study 2006-007 Coastal Research Center, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, MMS Cooperative Agreement 14-35-0001-31063, 253 p. [Details]

Scribner, K. T., B. A. Green, C. S. Gorbics, and J. L. Bodkin. 2005. Verification of sex from harvested sea otters using DNA testing. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33(3):1027-1032. doi:10.2193/0091-7648(2005)33[1027:VOSFHS]2.0.CO;2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Lowry, L. L. and J. L. Bodkin. 2005. Marine Mammals. Pages 99-116 in P. R. Mundy (ed.). The Gulf of Alaska: Biology and Oceanography. Alaska Sea Grant College Program doi:10.4027/gabo.2005 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., B. E. Ballachey, K. A. Kloecker, G. G. Esslinger, D. H. Monson, and H. A. Coletti. 2005. Sea otter studies in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Annual Report 2004. [Details]

Tinker, M. T., J. A. Estes, J. L. Bodkin, M. M. Staedler, and D. H. Monson. 2004. Studying sea otter foraging ecology: a review of some methodological approaches. Pages 54-59 in D. Maldini, D. Calkins, S. Atkinson, and R. Meehan, (eds.). Proceedings: Alaska Sea Otter Workshop: Addressing the decline of the southwestern Alaska sea otter population. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska, Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK, USA. doi:10.4027/asorw.2004 [Details] [Full Publication]

Monson, D. H., J. L. Bodkin, D. F. Doak, J. A. Estes, M. T. Tinker, and D. B. Siniff. 2004. Population demographics, survival, and reporduction: Alaska sea otter research. Pages 60-65 in D. Maldini, D. Calkins, S. Atkinson, and R. Meehan, (eds.). Proceedings: Alaska Sea Otter Workshop: Addressing the decline of the southwestern Alaska sea otter population. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska, Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK, USA. doi:10.4027/asorw.2004 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. 2004. Sea otter research and tools. Pages 47-49 in D. Maldini, D. Calkins, S. Atkinson, and R. Meehan, (eds.). Proceedings: Alaska Sea Otter Workshop: Addressing the decline of the southwestern Alaska sea otter population. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska, Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK, USA. doi:10.4027/asorw.2004 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. 2004. Status of sea otter populations in south central and southeast Alaska, 2002-2003. Pages 12-13 in D. Maldini, D. Calkins, S. Atkinson, and R. Meehan, (eds.). Proceedings: Alaska Sea Otter Workshop: Addressing the decline of the southwestern Alaska sea otter population. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska, Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK, USA. doi:10.4027/asorw.2004 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., G. G. Esslinger, and D. H. Monson. 2004. Foraging depths of sea otters and implications to coastal marine communities. Marine Mammal Science 20(2):305-321. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2004.tb01159.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., B. E. Ballachey, K. A. Kloecker, G. G. Esslinger, D. H. Monson, H. A. Coletti, and J. A. Estes. 2004. Sea otter studies in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Annual Report. [Details]

Robards, M. D., G. S. Drew, J. F. Piatt, J. M. Anson, A. A. Abookire, J. L. Bodkin, P. N. Hooge, and S. G. Speckman. 2003. Ecology of selected marine communities in Glacier Bay: Zooplankton, forage fish, seabirds and marine mammals. Final Report to the Glacier Bay National Park (Gustavus, AK), USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 156 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Peterson, C. H., S. D. Rice, J. W. Short, D. Esler, J. L. Bodkin, B. E. Ballachey, and D. B. Irons. 2003. Long-term ecosystem repsonse to the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Science 302(5653):2082-2086. doi:10.1126/science.1084282 [Details] [Full Publication]

Baskaran, M., G. H. Hong, S. Dayton, J. L. Bodkin, and J. J. Kelly. 2003. Temporal variations of natural and anthropogenic radionuclides in sea otter skull tissue in the North Pacific Ocean. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 64:1-18. doi:10.1016/S0265-931X(02)00036-X [Details] [Full Publication]

Ballachey, B. E., J. L. Bodkin, S. Howlin, A. M. Doroff, and A. H. Rebar. 2003. Correlates to survival of juvenile sea otters in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81(9):1494-1510. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. 2003. Return to Glacier Bay. Pages 5-12 in M. Shah (ed.). Alaska Park Science [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and K. W. Kenyon. 2003. Sea otter. Pages 735-743 in G. A. Feldham, B. Thompson, and J. A. Chapman, (eds.). Wild Mammals of North America. Second Edition. Johns Hopkins University Press [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., B. E. Ballachey, T. A. Dean, and D. Esler. 2003. Patterns and processes of population change in selected nearshore vertebrate predators. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report, (Restoration Project 00423), U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. [Details]

Bodkin, J. L. and T. A. Dean. 2003. Monitoring in the nearshore: A process for making reasoned decisions. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report, (Restoration Project 030687), U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. [Details]

Bodkin, J. L., K. A. Kloecker, G. G. Esslinger, D. H. Monson, H. A. Coletti, and J. Doherty. 2003. Sea otter studies in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Annual Report. [Details]

Larson, S., R. J. Jameson, J. L. Bodkin, M. M. Staedler, and P. Bentzen. 2002. Microsatellite DNA and Mitochondrial DNA variation in remnant and translocated sea otter (Enhydra lutis), populations. Journal of Mammalogy 83(3):893-906. [Details] [Full Publication]

Dean, T. A., J. L. Bodkin, A. K. Fukuyama, S. C. Jewett, D. H. Monson, C. E. O'Clair, and G. R. VanBlaricom. 2002. Food limitation and the recovery of sea otters folllowing the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Marine Ecology Progress Series 241:255-270. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and D. H. Monson. 2002. Sea otter population structure and ecology in Alaska. Arctic Research of the United States 16:31-35. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., B. E. Ballachey, T. A. Dean, A. K. Fukuyama, S. C. Jewett, L. L. McDonald, D. H. Monson, C. E. O'Clair, and G. R. VanBlaricom. 2002. Sea otter population status and the process of recovery from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. Marine Ecology Progress Series 241:237-253. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., K. A. Kloecker, G. G. Esslinger, D. H. Monson, J. D. DeGroot, and J. Doherty. 2002. Sea otter studies in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Annual Report. [Details]

Bodkin, J. L., K. A. Kloecker, H. A. Coletti, G. G. Esslinger, D. H. Monson, and B. E. Ballachey. 2002. Marine Predator Surveys in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. National Park Service, Annual Report. [Details]

Ballachey, B. E., J. L. Bodkin, D. H. Monson, and P. W. Snyder. 2002. Sea otters in Prince William Sound, Alaska: Status of recovery 12 years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Pages 168 in K. Davies, A. Delach, L. Epstein, and M. Selden, (eds.), Carnivores 2002. From the mountains to the sea: A conference on carnivore biology and conservation, 17-20 Nov 2002, Monterey, CA. . Defenders of Wildlife [Details]

Bodkin, J. L., M. M. Staedler, M. T. Tinker, and J. A. Estes. 2002. Assessing population status using activity budgets: Inter- and intra-population differences in foraging effort. Pages 149 in K. Davies, A. Delach, L. Epstein, and M. Selden, (eds.), Carnivores 2002. From the mountains to the sea: A conference on carnivore biology and conservation, 17-20 Nov 2002, Monterey, CA. . Defenders of Wildlife [Details]

VanBlaricom, G. R., A. K. Fukuyama, C. E. O'Clair, D. H. Monson, S. C. Jewett, T. K. Gage, T. A. Dean, and J. L. Bodkin. 2001. Sea otter (Enhydra lutris) perspective: Mechanisms of impact and potential recovery of nearshore vertebrate predators following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. Part C. Symmetry of trophic linkages amond sea otters and their prey in Prince William Sound, Alaska: Evidence in the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report (Restoration Project 95025-99025), Pages 3CA.1-3C.57 in L.E. Holland-Bartels, (ed.). Mechanisms of impact and potential recovery of nearshore vertebrate predators following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Biological Science Center, Anchorage. [Details]

Dean, T. A., J. L. Bodkin, A. K. Fukuyama, S. C. Jewett, D. H. Monson, C. E. O'Clair, and G. R. VanBlaricom. 2001. Sea otter (Enhydra lutris) perspective: Mechanisms of impact and potential recovery of nearshore vertebrate predators following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. Part B. Food limitation and the recovery of sea otters in Prince William Sound. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report (Restoration Project 95025-99025), Pages 3B.1-3B.41 in L.E. Holland-Bartels, (ed.). Mechanisms of impact and potential recovery of nearshore vertebrate predators following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Biological Science Center, Anchorage. [Details]

Estes, J. A. and J. L. Bodkin. 2001. Marine Otters. In W. F. Perrin, B. Wursig, J. G. M. Thewissen and C. R. Crumly, (eds.). Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Academic Press, Inc, New York City, NY, USA. [Details]

Gorbics, C. S. and J. L. Bodkin. 2001. Stock structure of sea otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) in Alaska. Marine Mammal Science 17(3):632-647. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2001.tb01009.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. 2001. Marine Mammals: Sea otters. Pages 2614-2621 in J. Steele, S. Thorpe, and K. Turekian, (eds.). Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. Academic Press, London, England. doi:10.1006/rwos.2001.0434 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., B. E. Ballachey, T. A. Dean, A. K. Fukuyama, S. C. Jewett, L. L. McDonald, D. H. Monson, C. E. O'Clair, and G. R. VanBlaricom. 2001. Sea otter (Enhydra lutris) perspective: Mechanisms of impact and potential recovery of nearshore vertebrate predators following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. Part A. Sea otter population recovery. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report (Restoration Project 95025-99025), Pages 3A.1-3A.28 in L.E. Holland-Bartels, (ed.). Mechanisms of impact and potential recovery of nearshore vertebrate predators following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Biological Science Center, Anchorage. [Details]

Bodkin, J. L., K. A. Kloecker, G. G. Esslinger, D. H. Monson, and J. D. DeGroot. 2001. Sea otter studies in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve: Aerial surveys, foraging observations, and intertidal clam sampling. USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Annual Report 2000. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., K. A. Kloecker, H. A. Coletti, G. G. Esslinger, D. H. Monson, and B. E. Ballachey. 2001. Marine Predator Surveys in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. National Park Service, Annual Report. [Details]

Monson, D. H., D. F. Doak, B. E. Ballachey, A. Johnson, and J. L. Bodkin. 2000. Long-term impacts of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on sea otters, assessed through age-dependent mortality patterns. Pages 6562-6567 in Proceedings: National Academy of Sciences of USA 97(12). [Details] [Full Publication]

Monson, D. H., J. A. Estes, J. L. Bodkin, and D. B. Siniff. 2000. Life history plasticity and population regulation in sea otters. Oikos 90(3):457-468. doi:10.1034/j.1600-0706.2000.900304.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Dean, T. A., J. L. Bodkin, S. C. Jewett, D. H. Monson, and D. Jung. 2000. Changes in sea urchins and kelp following a reduction in sea otter density as a result of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Marine Ecology Progress Series 199:281-291. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. 2000. Sea otters past and present perspectives. Alaska Geographic 7(2):73-93. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., A. M. Burdin, and D. A. Ryazanov. 2000. Age- and sex-specific mortality and population structure in sea otters. Marine Mammal Science 16(1):201-219. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2000.tb00913.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Lowry, L. L., D. P. DeMaster, and J. L. Bodkin. 2000. Status of marine mammals populations in the Gulf of Alaska. 11th Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Symposium, 18 January 2000. Anchorage, AK, USA. [Details]

Bodkin, J. L. and M. S. Udevitz. 1999. An aerial survey method to estimate sea otter abundance. Pages 13-26 in G. W. Garner, S. C. Amstrup, J. L. Laake, B. F. J. Manly, L. L. McDonald and D. G. Robertson, (eds.). Marine mammal survey and assessment methods. A. A. Balkema, Leiden, Netherlands. [Details]

Bodkin, J. L. and K. A. Kloecker. 1999. Intertidal clam diversity, size, abundance, and biomass in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, 1999 Annual Report. USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Annual Report. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., B. E. Ballachey, M. A. Cronin, and K. T. Scribner. 1999. Population demographics and genetic diversity in remnant and translocated populations of sea otters. Conservation Biology 13(6):1378-1385. doi:10.1046/j.1523-1739.1999.98124.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., K. A. Kloecker, and A. M. Burdin. 1999. Fluctuating asymmetry and genetic diversity in sea otters (Enhydra lutris), poster presentation. USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage. [Details] [Full Publication]

Adkison, M. D., B. E. Ballachey, J. L. Bodkin, and L. E. Holland-Bartels. 1998. Integrating ecosystem studies: A Bayesian comparison of hypotheses. Pages 495-509 in Proceedings: International Symposium on fishery stock assessment models for the 21st century. Alaska Sea Grant College Program [Details]

Scribner, K. T., J. L. Bodkin, B. E. Ballachey, S. R. Fain, M. A. Cronin, and M. Sanchez. 1997. Population genetic studies of the sea otter (Enhydra lutris): A review and interpretation of available data. Society for Marine Mammology Special Publication 3:197-208. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., J. A. Ames, R. J. Jameson, A. M. Johnson, and G. M. Matson. 1997. Estimating age of sea otters with cementum layers in the first premolar. Journal of Wildlife Management 61(3):967-973. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and B. E. Ballachey. 1997. Sea Otter. Restoration Notebook. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council, 8 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Shirley, T. C., C. E. O'Clair, S. J. Taggart, and J. L. Bodkin. 1996. Sea otter predation on Dungeness crabs in Glacier Bay, Alaska. Pages 563-576 in Proceedings: International Symposium on Biology, Management, and Economics of Crabs from High Latitude Habitats [Details] [Full Publication]

Estes, J. A., D. F. Doak, J. L. Bodkin, R. J. Jameson, D. H. Monson, J. Watt, and T. Tinker. 1996. Comparative demography of sea otter populations. Endangered Species Update, University of Michigan 13(12):11-13. [Details] [Full Publication]

Cronin, M. A., J. L. Bodkin, B. E. Ballachey, J. A. Estes, and J. C. Patton. 1996. Mitochondrial-DNA variation among subspecies and populations of sea otters (Enhydra lutris). Journal of Mammalogy 77(2):546-557. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and B. E. Ballachey. 1996. Monitoring the status of wild sea otter populations: field studies and techniques. Endangered Species Update, University of Michigan 13(12):14-20. [Details] [Full Publication]

Udevitz, M. S., J. L. Bodkin, and D. P. Costa. 1995. Detection of sea otters in boat-based surveys of Prince William Sound, Alaska. Marine Mammal Science 11:59-71. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.1995.tb00274.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Estes, J. A., R. J. Jameson, J. L. Bodkin, and D. R. Carlson. 1994. Status and trends of the California sea otter population. Pages 110-112in E. T. LaRoe III, G. S. Farris, C. E. Puckett and P. D. Doran, (eds.). Our Living Resources 1994: A report to the nation on the distribution, abundance and health of U.S. plants, animals and ecosystems. US Deptartment of Interior, National Biological Service [Details] [Full Publication]

Doroff, A. M. and J. L. Bodkin. 1994. Sea otter foraging behavior and hydrocarbon levels in prey. Pages 193-208 in T. R. Loughlin, (ed.). Marine mammals and the Exxon Valdez. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, USA. [Details] [Full Publication]

Ballachey, B. E., J. L. Bodkin, and A. R. DeGange. 1994. An overview of sea otter studies. Pages 47-59 in T. R. Loughlin, (ed.). Marine mammals and the Exxon Valdez. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, USA. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., J. A. Estes, and R. J. Jameson. 1994. Sea otters in the North Pacific Ocean. Pages 17-20 in E. T. LaRoe III, G. S. Farris, C. E. Puckett and P. D. Doran, (eds.). Our Living Resources 1994: A report to the nation on the distribution, abundance and health of U.S. plants, animals and ecosystems. US Deptartment of Interior, National Biological Service [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and M. S. Udevitz. 1994. An intersection model for estimating sea otter mortality along the Kenai Peninsula. Pages 81-95 in T. R. Loughlin, (ed.). Marine mammals and the Exxon Valdez. Academic Press, Orlando, FL, USA. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and M. S. Udevitz. 1993. An intersection model for estimating sea otter mortality following the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Pages 289-291 in B. Spies, L. J. Evans, B. Wright, M. Leonard, and C. Holba, (eds.). Proceedings: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Symposium [Details]

Bodkin, J. L., D. M. Mulcahy, and C. J. Lensink. 1993. Age-specific reproduction in female sea otters (Enhydra lutris) from south-central Alaska: analysis of reproductive tracts. Canadian Journal of Zoology 71(9):1811-1815. [Details] [Full Publication]

Cowen, R. and J. L. Bodkin. 1993. Annual and Spatial Variation of the Kelp Forest Fish Assemblage at San Nicolas Island, California. Pages 463-473 in Proceedings: 3rd California Islands Symposium [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and L. B. Browne. 1992. Molt frequency and size class distribution in the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus), at San Nicolas Island, California. California Fish and Game 78(4):136-144. [Details] [Full Publication]

Osborne, T. O., T. F. Parigi, J. L. Bodkin, A. J. Loranger, and W. N. Johnson. 1992. Extent, causes and timing of moose calves mortality in western interior Alaska. Alces 27:24-30. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. and R. J. Jameson. 1991. Patterns of seabird and marine mammal carcass deposition along the central California coast, 1980-1986. Canadian Journal of Zoology 69:1149-1155. [Details] [Full Publication]

Ballachey, B. E., J. L. Bodkin, and D. M. Burn. 1990. Assessment of the magnitude, extent, and duration of oil spill impacts on sea otter populations in Alaska. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill State/Federal Natural Resources Damage Assessment Status Report, (Marine Mammal Study 6), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, AK, 162 p. [Details]

Bodkin, J. L. and F. Weltz. 1990. Evaluation of sea otter capture after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Prince William Sound, Alaska. Pages 61-69 in K. Bayha and J. Kormendy, (eds.). Proceedings: Symposium to Evaluate the Response Effort on Behalf of Sea Otters After the T/V Exxon Valdez Oil Spill into Prince William Sound [Details]

Bodkin, J. L. 1988. Effects of kelp forest removal on associated fish assemblages in central California. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 117(3):227-238. doi:10.1016/0022-0981(88)90059-7 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., G. R. VanBlaricom, and R. J. Jameson. 1987. Mass mortalities of nearshore fishes following a period of large, long period storm swells. Environmental Biology of Fishes 18(1):73-76. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L. 1986. Fish assemblages in Macrocystis and Nereocystis kelp forests off Central California. Fishery Bulletin 84(4):799-808. [Details] [Full Publication]

Jameson, R. J. and J. L. Bodkin. 1986. An incidence of twinning in the sea otter (Enhydra lutris). Marine Mammal Science 2(4):304-309. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bodkin, J. L., R. J. Jameson, and G. R. VanBlaricom. 1985. Pup production, abundance, and breeding distribution of northern elephant seals at San Nicolas Island, winter 1981. California Fish and Game 71(1):53-59. [Details] [Full Publication]

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