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Northern Elephant Seals << Upwelling Front Page | << Previous Article in Upwelling (3 of 5) Northern Elephant Seals In December, male and female adult northern elephant seals ...

The Pelagic Shark Research Foundation - In the News
Santa Cruz, California, they saw a great white shark devour an elephant seal. "That left an impression," said Van Sommeran, a former commercial fisherman and now founder ... documenting their movements. During late summer and early fall, when a large breeding colony of northern elephant seals gathers at Ano Nuevo, great whites—at about 21 feet long and 4,800 poundsâ ...

The Pelagic Shark Research Foundation - In the News
Spanish explorers in 1603--is also a prime breeding ground for the northern elephant seal, one of the world's largest pinnipeds. With a sloping shelf that eases ... northern elephant seals. For marine mammal enthusiasts, Ano Nuevo Island is an extravagant spectacle, with huge seal beachmasters fighting for control of female harems. For mature great whites, it's dinner. "An elephant ... More from this site

Seal Conservation Society: 1997 News Digest
September about 1,500 Northern fur seal pups died on the San Miguel Island rookery. Wildlife biologists predict that thousands of sea lions, harbour seals and northern elephant seals will also die off ... of the epizootic which killed 20,000 seals, mainly harbour seals, in Northern Europe in 1988. (16 September 1997) Shrinking sea ice threatens Arctic seals - Scientists have warned that rising sea ...

SCS: Northern Elephant Seal (Mirounga angustirostris)
Northern Elephant Seal (Mirounga angustirostris) Northern Elephant Seal (Mirounga angustirostris) Distribution and Numbers Renowned for their long migration distances and their incredible diving abilities, Northern elephant seals, so named because of their long elephant ... More from this site

SCS: Rescue and Rehabilitation
California sea lions, Northern elephant seals and harbour seals, less commonly Northern fur seals and Steller sea lions and, on rare occasions, Guadalupe fur seals. Carries out scientific research ... at the Channel Islands, including California sea lions, harbour seals, Northern elephant seals, Northern fur seals and Guadalupe fur seals. The Center's rescue team provides training in rescue ...

Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association :: News
However, much of this is being ... The deaths of nine seals and sea lions over one weekend in early May remains under investigation two weeks later. On the weekend of May 3, three Northern Elephant Seals, two Steller Sea Lions ...

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Ditto for northern elephant seals...Both these species are increasingly occupying mainland habitat, including un-natural habitats like ... very scarce offshore compared to inshore, it becomes obvious why sea lions and elephant seals are “increasingly occupying mainland habitat.” Unfortunately this tendency of whales to forage in ...

Northern Elephant Seal, Phillip Colla Natural History Photography
Piedras Blancas lighthouse, California. Seasons of the Northern Elephant Seal. Although Northern elephant seals are oceanic animals and as individuals spend the majority of their life at sea, as a population elephant seals ...

Elephant Seals at Piedras Blancas, California, Phillip Colla Natural History Photography
Elephant Seal Photos Photos of the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Colony Display all related images of Mirounga angustirostris See also:     Northern Elephant Seals We have been visiting the Piedras Blancas rookery of northern elephant seals ... More from this site

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