Harbor Seal Aerial Surveys


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).


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