Ice Seal Tracking Maps Archive

01/16/2019 – 02/04/2019

Requested Tracking Map
During the last twenty days we have received locations for 2 bearded and 6 spotted seals. Both bearded seals are in the Chukchi Sea and have generally stayed in localized areas; B17-01-F (purple square) remains off shore of Utqiaġvik, where it wintered last year, and BS18-01-F (green square) is near Hope Basin in the southern Chukchi Sea. All six spotted seals are in the Bering Sea. Four of the spotted seals are between St. Lawrence and St. Matthew islands. Spotted seal SS18-02-M (brown circle) has moved into Anadyr Gulf. Spotted seal SS18-01-M (orange circle) is still in Bristol Bay. Sea ice data are courtesy of the U.S. National Ice Center, dated 4 February 2019 (

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