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The Pribilof Pup Count: From Land & Air - Post 5

The Pribilof Pup Count: From Land & Air

Join Alaska Fisheries Science Center staff as they test the viability of aerial surveys via uncrewed aircraft systems to advance methods used to estimate northern fur seal pup production on the Pribilof Islands.
September 07, 2021 - Survey ,
Photo of male and female adult fur seals and pups on rocks next to the water. Fur seals at Zapadni Rookery. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

The Pribilof Pup Count: From Land & Air - Post 4

The Pribilof Pup Count: From Land & Air

Join Alaska Fisheries Science Center staff as they test the viability of aerial surveys via uncrewed aircraft systems to advance methods used to estimate northern fur seal pup production on the Pribilof Islands.
August 27, 2021 - Survey ,
Photo of two researchers viewing fur seals on a rocky beach and in the surf from an adjacent bluff. Rod and Rolf sampling marked pups at Polovina Rookery. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

The Pribilof Pup Count: From Land & Air - Post 3

The Pribilof Pup Count: From Land & Air

Join Alaska Fisheries Science Center staff as they test the viability of aerial surveys via uncrewed aircraft systems to advance methods used to estimate northern fur seal pup production on the Pribilof Islands.
August 20, 2021 - Survey ,
Photo of northern fur seals in a rookery strewn with large rocks. Northern fur seal rookery on Zapadni Rookery. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

The Pribilof Pup Count: From Land & Air - Post 2

The Pribilof Pup Count: From Land & Air

Join Alaska Fisheries Science Center staff as they test the viability of aerial surveys via uncrewed aircraft systems to advance methods used to estimate northern fur seal pup production on the Pribilof Islands.
August 19, 2021 - Survey ,
Photo of fur seal pups looking out from in-between large rocks. Fur seal pups. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

The Pribilof Pup Count: From Land & Air - Post 1

The Pribilof Pup Count: From Land & Air

Join Alaska Fisheries Science Center staff as they test the viability of aerial surveys via uncrewed aircraft systems to advance methods used to estimate northern fur seal pup production on the Pribilof Islands.
August 12, 2021 - Survey ,
Aerial photo of island coastline with sandy beaches, green carpeted interior and small lakes from an aircraft window descending through a grey cloud ceiling. Breaking through the clouds, looking northeast at Lukanin Bay to Stony Point, and beyond. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

A Seal’s Whiskers Record a History of Foraging, Motherhood, and Stress

Through collaborative research, scientists are learning vital information about fur seal and sea lion biology and ecology from a surprising source.
May 11, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Photo of a female northern fur seal's face and whiskers. Female northern fur seal. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

Studying Northern Fur Seals in Remote Alaska

Looking ahead to summer 2021, scientists plan to further test drone to help conduct their research more efficiently.
October 19, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Photo of Katie Sweeney, holding a remote control console, and Brian Fadely, holding a drone, on a Bogoslof Island beach.. Katie Sweeney and Brian Fadely prepare to launch a drone on Bogoslof Island, Alaska. Photo: NOAA Fisheries.

Uncrewed Surface Vehicles Track Marine Mammals On Extended Foraging Trips For The First Time

Scientists successfully tested the feasibility of using Saildrones to follow individual fur seals over long distances while simultaneously assessing their prey and habitat.
February 19, 2020 - Feature Story ,
A northern fur seal mother cares for her pup between foraging trips

2019 Northern Fur Seal Pup Production Estimate on Bogoslof Island, Alaska

Northern fur seal pup estimates
November 06, 2019 - Assessments ,

1998-2011 Alaska Northern Fur Seal Stock Assessments

The following represents Alaska's Northern fur seal stock assessment numbers from 1998-2011.