Harbor Seal Aerial Surveys

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Location: Iliamna Lake and Aleutian Islands

Timing: July – September

Funding: NOAA

Project: Aerial photographic surveys will be conducted using manned aircraft to estimate the distribution and abundance of harbor seals in Alaska. Survey effort will focus on at-risk harbor seal populations that represent especially small or reduced stocks with very limited data (e.g., Iliamna Lake and the central and western Aleutian Islands).

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Last updated by Alaska Fisheries Science Center on May 15, 2018