Tag: harbor seals

May 18, 2021

The May issue of the Journal of Wildlife Management

The Journal of Wildlife Management is a benefit of membership in The Wildlife Society. Published eight times annually, it is one of the world’s leading scientific journals covering wildlife science, management...

August 29, 2018

Viruses linked with seal strandings in New England

With an unusually high number of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) washing up dead on beaches in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, preliminary tests have turned up indications of avian flu...

A harbor seal equipped with a GPS tracking device.
June 8, 2015

Wind Turbine Construction Could Damage Seals’ Hearing

Offshore wind turbine construction may be too loud for seals to handle, according to new research. Researchers attached GPS devices to 24 harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) in 2012 while offshore...