Ice Seal Tracking Maps Archive

10/06/2018 – 10/15/2018

Requested Tracking Map
During the last ten days we have received locations for 1 bearded and 9 spotted seals. Bearded seal BS18-01-F (green square) has continued to move west through Norton Sound. The spotted seals tagged in the Beaufort Sea have continued to move south, ahead of the advancing sea ice. Spotted seal SS18-03-F (aqua circle) has moved south, through Bering Strait and into the Bering Sea, and is currently in Port Clarence. Spotted seal SS18-08-F (pink circle) moved up the Kugrua River, between Utqiaġvik and Point Lay. Spotted seals SS17-02-M (green circle) and SS18-02-M (brown circle) continue to make localized movements near Scammon Bay. Sea ice data are courtesy of the U.S. National Ice Center, dated 15 October (

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