Assessment of the vulnerability of grey seals to oil contamination at Froan, Norway

@inproceedings{Ekker1995AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the vulnerability of grey seals to oil contamination at Froan, Norway},
  author={Morten Ekker and Dag Vongraven and Bj{\o}rn Munro Jenssen and Mark P. Silverstone},
  year={1995}
}
Abstract Background: this paper presents a synopsis of a research project which aimed at describing the present status of the breeding colony of grey seals at Froan, as well as examining the extent of oiling of the pups and the possible effects on pup growth. Methods: during the breeding seasons of 1990 and 1991, grey seal pups were aged, sexed, their body mass measured, and they were examined for external oiling. Dead pups were collected for autopsy to determine the cause of death. Results and… CONTINUE READING

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