Ice Seal Tracking Maps Archive

08/238/2018 – 09/247/2018

Requested Tracking Map
During the last 10 days we have received locations for 3 spotted seals. Spotted seal SS18-01-M (orange circle) has returned to the Chukchi Sea after being roughly 50 miles (80 km) up the Amguyema River, between Vankarem and Cape Schmidt, Russia. Spotted seal SS18-03-F (teal circle) has also returned to the Chukchi Sea after briefly reentering Dease Inlet. The third spotted seal, SS18-02-M (brown circle), continues to make localized movements near Scammon Bay. Sea ice data are courtesy of the U.S. National Ice Center, dated 4 September (

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