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Disturbance of Harbor Seals by Cruise Ships in Disenchantment Bay, Alaska: An Investigation at Three Spatial and Temporal Scales

February 16, 2006

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Processed Report 2006-02

Final Report with results on: 1) Behavioral response of seals to approaching vessels (fine scale); 2) Variation in local seal abundance and distribution in relation to environmental factors including vessel traffic (medium scale); and 3) Comparing variation in seal abundance between nearby bays with and without cruise ship traffic (large scale)

Last updated by Alaska Fisheries Science Center on 07/26/2018

Harbor Seal Research