Ice Seal Tracking Maps Archive

12/17/2019 – 01/02/2019

Requested Tracking Map
During the last seventeen days we have received locations for 1 bearded and 7 spotted seals. Bearded seal BS18-01-F (green square) is in the Chukchi Sea, north of Seward Peninsula. All seven spotted seals have now moved into the Bering Sea. Spotted seal SS18-07-F (purple circle) moved south through the Bering Strait and is now located west of Nome, Alaska. The other 6 spotted seals are in the central Bering Sea, generally in or near the marginal ice zone. Sea ice data are courtesy of the U.S. National Ice Center, dated 2 January 2019 (

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