Ice Seal Tracking Maps Archive

10/13/2018 – 10/22/2018

Requested Tracking Map
During the last ten days we have received locations for 1 bearded and 8 spotted seals. Bearded seal BS18-01-F (green square) has left Norton Sound and moved north, into the Bering Strait. 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, into Norton Sound. Three spotted seals are generally near the mouth of Kotzebue Sound. Spotted seal SS17-02-M (green circle) moved from the barrier islands near Scammon Bay to St. Lawrence Island and back to Scammon Bay. Sea ice data are courtesy of the U.S. National Ice Center, dated 22 October (

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