Estimating population status under conditions of uncertainty: the Ross seal in East Antarctica

@article{Southwell2008EstimatingPS,
  title={Estimating population status under conditions of uncertainty: the Ross seal in East Antarctica},
  author={Colin Southwell and Charles G. M. Paxton and David L. Borchers and Peter L. Boveng and Erling S. Nord{\o}y and Arnoldus Schytte Blix and William de la Mare},
  journal={Antarctic Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={123 - 133}
}
Abstract The Ross seal (Ommatophoca rossii) is the least studied of the Antarctic ice-breeding phocids. In particular, estimating the population status of the Ross seal has proved extremely difficult. The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty currently designates the Ross seal as a ‘Specially Protected Species’, contrasting with the IUCN's classification of ‘Least Concern’. As part of a review of the Ross seal's classification under the Protocol, a survey was undertaken… 

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