Humane Observer Report - 1984 Fur Seal Harvest on St. Paul Island

July 01, 1984

Independent observer report on the northern fur seal subsistence harvest

This report is limited to the evaluation of the humane aspects of the harvest of fur seals as practiced on St. Paul Island in 1984. It will not address the ecological, biological or economic aspects of the harvest which have been and are most appropriately addressed by expert scientists in those disciplines.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 06/17/2018

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