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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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An Antarctic fur seal, with warm winter coat.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
6501 thumbnail picture
AMLR researchers Drs. Rennie Holt and Roger Hewitt at Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6502 thumbnail picture
The Seal Island research team, with Dr. Mike Goebel (far right), 1991.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6503 thumbnail picture
Volcanic islets off Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6504 thumbnail picture
The penguin observation blind, where AMLR scientists can watch penguins without disturbing their activities, was built in 1989.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6505 thumbnail picture
An Antarctic fur seal at Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1992
6506 thumbnail picture
A yearling Antarctic fur seal.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6507 thumbnail picture
AMLR scientists set up a hidden scale that will measure penguins as they walk over it or sit on it.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6508 thumbnail picture
An AMLR biologist buries a scale in a penguin colony on Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6509 thumbnail picture
A fur seal snoozes with a penguin colony in the distance.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1992
6510 thumbnail picture
A fur seal mother with her newborn pup.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6511 thumbnail picture
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
6512 thumbnail picture
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
6513 thumbnail picture
Antarctic fur seal giving birth.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6514 thumbnail picture
A fur seal with a flipper tag and radio transmitter.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6515 thumbnail picture
A fur seal with a flipper tag, and her newborn pup.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6516 thumbnail picture
A tagged Antarctic fur seal with her newborn pup.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6517 thumbnail picture
Adelie penguins rest on the snow on Livingston Island.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
6518 thumbnail picture
A nursing Antarctic fur seal pup .
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6519 thumbnail picture
A resting Weddell seal.
2001
6520 thumbnail picture
Antarctic fur seal mom and pup.
2001
6521 thumbnail picture
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
6522 thumbnail picture
Male fur seals, basking on the beach.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
6523 thumbnail picture
A fur seal and her pup. Their extraordinarily long whiskers help them sense prey and navigate underwater.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991
6524 thumbnail picture
A calling fur seal.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6525 thumbnail picture
A fur seal mother and nursing pup.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6526 thumbnail picture
An AMLR biologist seeks a better view at a Seal Island penguin colony.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6527 thumbnail picture
Tabular icebergs in the Southern Ocean.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6528 thumbnail picture
A chinstrap penguin colony near a glacier at Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6529 thumbnail picture
A pair of chinstrap penguins prior to copulation.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6530 thumbnail picture
A chinstrap penguin guards its nest after a snowstorm.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6531 thumbnail picture
A large chinstrap penguin colony at Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6532 thumbnail picture
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
6533 thumbnail picture
Field camp at Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1992
6534 thumbnail picture
A group of female Southern elephant seals in molt.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 2001
6535 thumbnail picture
Seal biologist Dr. Mike Goebel holding a special fur seal: a rare white morph
Antarctica, Seal Island 1998
6536 thumbnail picture
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
6537 thumbnail picture
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
6538 thumbnail picture
An Antarctic fur seal instrumented with radio and flipper tags.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 2001
6539 thumbnail picture
Krill remains give a fresh fur seal scat a pinkish color.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1999
6540 thumbnail picture
A calm day in Antarctica.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991
6541 thumbnail picture
Fur seal mother and pup.
Antarctica 2001
6542 thumbnail picture
Fur seal pup next to a whale vertebra.
Antarctica 2001
6543 thumbnail picture
A cross-section of a fur seal tooth, under a microscope. Seal teeth give clues to an animal's age and diet history.
Antarctica
6544 thumbnail picture
A cross-section of Antarctic fur seal teeth seen under a dissecting microscope.
Antarctica
6545 thumbnail picture
A wildlife photographer .
Antarctica 1982
6546 thumbnail picture
Icebergs on a foggy day.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6547 thumbnail picture
AMLR scientists deploy a small boat from the R/V Surveyor to carry supplies to the AMLR field stations.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992
6548 thumbnail picture
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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