Haulout and associated behaviour of the Harbour Seal ( Phoca Vitulina) in Barkley Sound

Posted August 8, 1986 | Categories : 24,Research |

Based on observations of the harbour seal (Phoca Vitulina), at Baeria Rocks and the Geer Islands , BC, a model outlining aspects of haul-out and behaviour is proposed. Seal haul-out and activity levels peak at loew tides. A seconfd peak of activituy is observed at high tide.  —— A report done by Allison M. Peacock, U.of Alberta, and Andrew M. Fedoruk, University of Victoria for WCUMBS Marine Science 445, Marine Mammals.

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