1981 Alaska Fur Seal Investigations

July 01, 1981

The research summarized in this report was conducted or completed during 1981. It is work carried out by United States scientists, primarily those of the National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Seattle, Washington. Such research and reports fulfill, in part, the United States' obligations under the Interim Convention on the Conservation of North Pacific Fur Seals. This particular report serves as the United States' contribution to the 25th Annual Meeting of the Standing Scientific Committee of the North Pacific Fur Seal Commission (Ottawa, Canada, April 1982) which produces its own report to the Commission.