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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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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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Field camp at Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1992
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A group of female Southern elephant seals in molt.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 2001
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Seal biologist Dr. Mike Goebel holding a special fur seal: a rare white morph
Antarctica, Seal Island 1998
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The Cape Shirreff field station on Livingston Island. The blue barrels are used for collecting and storing fresh water.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 2001
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This young fur seal has discovered a comfortable resting spot, in the pelvic bone of a whale. Fur seal pups spend days resting on land while their mothers forage at sea.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 2001
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An Antarctic fur seal instrumented with radio and flipper tags.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 2001
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Krill remains give a fresh fur seal scat a pinkish color.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1999
5369 thumbnail picture
A calm day in Antarctica.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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Fur seal mother and pup.
Antarctica 2001
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Fur seal pup next to a whale vertebra.
Antarctica 2001
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A cross-section of a fur seal tooth, under a microscope. Seal teeth give clues to an animal's age and diet history.
Antarctica
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A cross-section of Antarctic fur seal teeth seen under a dissecting microscope.
Antarctica
5374 thumbnail picture
A wildlife photographer .
Antarctica 1982
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Icebergs on a foggy day.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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AMLR scientists deploy a small boat from the R/V Surveyor to carry supplies to the AMLR field stations.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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The icy coast of Seal Island, near Elephant Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A white morph giant petrel savenges on the carcass of a fur seal pup, seen in the foreground. The pups eyes are missing, indicating that this was a possible entry point for the scavenging animal.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island
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A conductivity-temperature-depth (CTD) is deployed from the fantail of the R/V Surveyor.
Antarctica, Seal Island
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Iceberg, Seal Island, South Shetland Islands.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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Closeup of a gentoo penguin.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1997
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A close up of an Antarctic fur seal.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1992
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A small iceberg, or "growler", off the cost of rocky Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A chinstrap penguin colony on Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A glacier at Seal Island, 1992.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A small iceberg, or "growler", off the cost of rocky Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
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A species of icefish.
Antarctica, Seal Island
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Icefish.
Antarctica, Seal Island
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AMLR scientists in a Zodiac off the coast of Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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A sunrise in the South Shetland Islands.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
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Antarctic researcher Lisa Hiruki-Raring downloads data in the observation blind at North Cove, Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island, North Cove 1995
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The Seal Island field camp and Beaker Bay on a clear, sunny day.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1995
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An AMLR Antarctic tradition: making ice cream. Biologists Mike Cameron, William Meyer and Dr. Rennie Holt make Christmas dessert at the Seal Island Field camp.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1995
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AMLR biologist John Jansen enters data at the Seal Island field camp.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1995
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Biologist John Jansen weighs and measures a chinstrap penguin (soon to be released and set on its way).
Antarctica, Seal Island 1995
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A chinstrap penguin being instrumented with a Time Depth Recorder (TDR).
Antarctica, Seal Island 1995
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Biologists walk along the outskirts of a penguin at Beaker Bay, Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1995
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Molting chinstrap penguins, Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1995
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A close up of an Antarctic fur seal's teeth.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1995

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