Vagrant Antarctic fur seals at the Tristan da Cunha Islands

  title={Vagrant Antarctic fur seals at the Tristan da Cunha Islands},
  author={Marth{\'a}n N. Bester and Peter G. Ryan and W. A. Bester and Thomas Glass},
  journal={Polar Biology},
Antarctic fur seals Arctocephalus gazella mainly breed at islands south of the Antarctic Polar Front, but stragglers occasionally occur farther north, with records from Gough Island (40°S, 10°W) in the central South Atlantic Ocean in October/November 2005 and September/October 2009. We report the first record from Tristan da Cunha (37°S, 12°W) in September 2013, and another individual that was observed at Gough Island. Both individuals were lean, lethargic subadult males that were present… CONTINUE READING