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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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An AMLR scientist takes a break from work at the Seal Island field station.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A colony of chinstrap penguins. Some animals are tagged and marked for research purposes.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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Chinstrap penguins at Seal Island in 1992.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A cliffside colony of chinstrap penguins at Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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An adult chinstrap penguin with two chicks.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A chinstrap penguin colony on the rocky shoreline of Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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An adult chinstrap penguin with two chicks.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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Patches of molting skin are visible on the nose of this female elephant seal.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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Small grounded icebergs, or "growlers".
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A small aircraft doing aerial surveys in South Georgia Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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An AMLR small boat makes its way toward the Seal Island field station from the nearby R/V Surveyor.
Antarctica, South Georgia Island 1991
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A biologist counts his way through a chinstrap penguin colony on Seal Island.
Antarctica, South Georgia Island 1991
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Small, floating iceberg, or "growler".
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
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The American and Japanese flags are flown at the Seal Island field station.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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Kevin Pietrzak and McKenzie Mudge collecting seal scats on Livingston Island.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
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An AMLR scientist sets up the Seal Island field station's radio antenna.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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Left to Right: John Bengtson, John Jansen, Don Croll, M. Mori, and Peter Boveng at the Seal Island field station in 1991.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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An Antarctic fur seal, with warm winter coat.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
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AMLR researchers Drs. Rennie Holt and Roger Hewitt at Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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The Seal Island research team, with Dr. Mike Goebel (far right), 1991.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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Volcanic islets off Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
5021 thumbnail picture
The penguin observation blind, where AMLR scientists can watch penguins without disturbing their activities, was built in 1989.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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An Antarctic fur seal at Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1992
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A yearling Antarctic fur seal.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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AMLR scientists set up a hidden scale that will measure penguins as they walk over it or sit on it.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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An AMLR biologist buries a scale in a penguin colony on Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A fur seal snoozes with a penguin colony in the distance.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1992
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A fur seal mother with her newborn pup.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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A giant petrel defends its meal from an intruder in a pose referred to by some scientists as the "sealmaster" posture.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
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A southern giant petrel uses the posture known as the "sealmaster" posture - wings outstretched, tail raise and beak pointed at the enemy - to guard its meal from an intruder.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
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Antarctic fur seal giving birth.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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A fur seal with a flipper tag and radio transmitter.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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A fur seal with a flipper tag, and her newborn pup.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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A tagged Antarctic fur seal with her newborn pup.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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Adelie penguins rest on the snow on Livingston Island.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
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A nursing Antarctic fur seal pup .
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A resting Weddell seal.
2001
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Antarctic fur seal mom and pup.
2001
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An impressive view of a leopard seal's teeth, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island. Leopard seals are the top predators in the Antarctic, aside from humans. They regularly include penguins in their diet.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
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Male fur seals, basking on the beach.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
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A fur seal and her pup. Their extraordinarily long whiskers help them sense prey and navigate underwater.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
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A calling fur seal.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A fur seal mother and nursing pup.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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An AMLR biologist seeks a better view at a Seal Island penguin colony.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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Tabular icebergs in the Southern Ocean.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A chinstrap penguin colony near a glacier at Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A pair of chinstrap penguins prior to copulation.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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A chinstrap penguin guards its nest after a snowstorm.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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A large chinstrap penguin colony at Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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A chinstrap penguin rookery. Some species of penguins form rookeries of millions of individuals. There are currently around 7 million pairs of chinstrap penguins in Antarctica, but their numbers are declining.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991

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