Ice Seal Tracking Maps Archive

12/336/2017 – 12/345/2017

Requested Tracking Map
During the last 10 days we have received locations for 4 bearded, 2 ringed, and 7 spotted seals. One ringed (RS17-01-M, red arrow) and one bearded seal (BS17-04-F, green square) remain in southern Kotzebue Sound and one bearded seal (BS17-01-F, purple square) is still located near Utqiaġvik; all three of these seals are making localized movements. The rest of the seals have moved south through Bering Strait and are located in the Bering Sea. Sea ice data are courtesy of the U.S. National Ice Center, dated 11 December (

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