Distribution and diving behaviour of harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus) from the Greenland Sea stock

@article{Folkow2004DistributionAD,
  title={Distribution and diving behaviour of harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus) from the Greenland Sea stock},
  author={L. Folkow and E. Nord{\o}y and A. S. Blix},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={27},
  pages={281-298}
}
  • L. Folkow, E. Nordøy, A. S. Blix
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Polar Biology
  • The distribution and diving behaviour of 16 adult harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus) from the Greenland Sea stock were studied in 1993 and 1999, using satellite-linked dive recorders (SDRs). The seals remained near the pack-ice edge in the Greenland Sea between breeding and moulting (April/May 1993; 6F) and during the first 7 weeks after moulting (June/July, 1999; 4F, 6M), there diving to depths of <100 m. In mid-July 1999, seven out of eight seals with active SDRs migrated into the Barents… CONTINUE READING

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