Ice Seal Tracking Maps Archive

09/09/2017 – 09/18/2017

Requested Tracking Map
During the last 10 days we have received locations for 2 bearded, 2 ringed, and 7 spotted seals. The bearded seal tagged near Koyuk in September of 2016 (BS16-07-F, yellow square) is still located on the Serpentine River, east of Shishmaref. The three spotted seals tagged near Scammon Bay in July have moved southeast, away from St. Lawrence Island, after spending a few days near the southeast corner of the Island. One ringed seal, RS17-01-M (red triangle), has moved north of the 200 meter isopleth in the northern Chukchi Sea. Sea ice data are courtesy of the U.S. National Ice Center, dated 18 September (

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