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Sea lion population near Kodiak Island, Alaska is plummeting. There are 1000 fishing boats in Kodiak, making it one of the top producers in the country. So when something starts limiting the fish that people catch here, it's a big deal. Right now, the stellar sea lion is public enemy #1. But the sea lions aren't eating too many fish. It's quite the opposite. No one is quite sure why the sea lion population is so low. Scientists discuss how they are researching to determine if man-made causes or natural causes are the reason. Professional video footage and narration from National Geographic. The video could also be used for a lesson on endangered species or how human behavior affects an animals' population. Run time 02:47.