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Fur seals of the Pribilof Islands

Ralph C. Baker

Fur seals of the Pribilof Islands

by Ralph C. Baker

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. ; For Sale by the Superintendent of Documents in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sealing -- Alaska -- Pribilof Islands

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: United States Department of the Interior ... Fish and Wildlife Service.

    Statementby Ralph C. Baker.
    SeriesConservation in action -- no. 12.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17599602M
    OCLC/WorldCa18576459

    The fur seals and other life of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, in From Bulletin of the Bureau of fisheries, vol. XXXIV, Bibliography (compiled by Rose M. MacDonald): p. The Pribilof Islands in Alaska were once home to about 75% of the world’s northern fur seals, but populations have shown a dramatic unexplained decline in recent decades. In , pup production was the lowest recorded in years.

    This is a study of the Aleutian subsistence and commercial seal hunting from pre-contact times up to the moratorium period. The Russian-American Company moved Aleutians to the Pribloff Islands in to hunt seals for the lucrative fur trade. Because of the depletion of the seal stock, hunting began to be regulated with the Interim Convention on the Conservation of North Pacific Seals Cited by: 8. Pursuant to the regulations governing the subsistence taking of North Pacific fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus) (northern fur seals), this document summarizes the annual fur seal subsistence harvests on St. George and St. Paul Islands (the Pribilof Islands) in Alaska for and proposes annual estimates of northern Start Printed Page

      Binder's title: Report of fur-seal investigations pt. 1. The history, condition, and needs of the herd of fur seals resorting to the Pribilof islands by . The northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) is a migratory inhabitant of northern seas, breeding in summer on the Pribilof, Komandor (Commander), and other islands. Prized for its chestnut-coloured underfur, it is a gregarious, vocal animal that feeds on fish and other marine animals.


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The Fur Seals And Fur-seal Islands Of The North Pacific Ocean: Observations On The Fur Seals Of The Pribilof Islands, Paperback – Febru Author: Leonhard Stejneger. Fur Seals of the Pribilof Islands Paperback – January 1, by Ralph C. BAKER (Author) See all formats and Fur seals of the Pribilof Islands book Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Ralph C.

BAKER. The Fur Seals And Other Life Of The Pribilof Islands, Alaska, In Paperback – Ma by Wilfred Hudson Osgood (Author), Edward Alexander Preble (Creator), George Howard Parker (Creator) & 0 moreCited by: The fur seals and other life of the Pribilof islands, Alaska, in Volume Ñ‚.

Paperback – May 9, by Wilfred Hudson Osgood (Author) See all 4 Author: Wilfred Hudson Osgood. Observations on the Fur Seals of the Pribilof Islands: Preliminary Report (Classic Reprint) Paperback – February 5, by David Starr Jordan (Author) See all 6 Author: David Starr Jordan. The fur seals of Pribilof by Scott, Jack Denton, ; Sweet, Ozzie Discusses the life cycle and history of the more than one million fur seals that habitually gather each summer in the Pribilof Islands to breed and give birth to baby seal pups Internet Archive Books.

American Libraries. Uploaded by res Pages: The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. Book Title. Observations on the fur seals of the Pribilof Islands.

Preliminary report. United States. Commission on Fur-seal : David Starr Jordan, Frederic A. Lucas, Leonhard Stejneger. The shallowly-sloping beaches of the Pribilof Islands serve as rookeries and haul-out grounds for large populations of northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus). These marine mammals were valued for their furs by Russian and American traders throughout the 18th and 19th century.

The Northern Fur Seals of the Pribilof Islands The Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea were everything they promised to be: cold, wet, windy, and usually foggy or overcast.

They also havenorthern fur seals and uncounted millions of birds. When my friend Marveen and I planned this trip to Alaska, she suggested that I visit the Pribilofs. The Pribilof Islands The Bering Sea Fur Seal Regimes until The Fur Seal Convention New Zealand A Short Discussion on National Legislation 5 Conclusion 4 The European Union and the Seal Hunt 1 Introduction 2 The Seal Pups Directive 3 The EU Seal Author: Nikolas Peter Sellheim.

Pribilof Islands, also called Fur Seal Islands, archipelago, off the west coast of Alaska, U.S. The islands include St. Paul (40 square miles [ square km]), St. George (35 square miles [91 square km]), and two islets (Otter and Walrus islands) lying in the Bering Sea, about miles ( km) west of the Alaska mainland and miles ( km) north of the Aleutian Islands.

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Fur Seals of the Pribilof Islands is an article from Science, Volume View more articles from this article on this article's JSTOR. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Riley, Francis.

Fur seal industry of the Pribilof Islands, Washington, U.S. Bureau of Commercial Fisheries,   Illustrated by photographs, and by drawings from nature by Bristow Adamspt. Observations on the fur seals of the Pribilof islands,as extracted from the log of St. Paul Island, and as recorded in the daily journal of the Commission of and pt.

III. Special papers relating to the fur seal and to the natural history of the Pribilof islandspt. The fur seals of Pribilof (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. The fur seals of Pribilof. [Jack Denton Scott; Ozzie Sweet] -- Discusses the life cycle and history of the more than one million fur seals that habitually gather each summer in the Pribilof Islands to breed and give birth to baby seal pups.

Paul Island is home to a huge number of northern fur seals. In fact, about 50 percent of the entire population of northern fur seals breeds on the Pribilof Islands.

A visit with the northern fur seals of St. Paul Island is always sure to delight visitors. Observations on the fur seals of the Pribilof Islands. Preliminary report.

United States. Commission on Fur-seal Investigation. United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Commission on Fur-seal Investigation. Jordan, David Starr, Lucas, Frederic A.

(Frederic. Title. The fur seals and other life of the Pribilof islands, Alaska, in Related Titles. Series: United States Bureau of fisheries Document By. Osgood, Wilfred Hudson, Preble, Edward Alexander, Under the Fur Seal Act ofhunting of the seals was forbidden in the Pribilofs, with the exception of subsistence hunting by native Aleuts.

Ambrose Bierce suggested renaming the islands 'locus sigilli' ("Place of the seal") in his The Devil's Dictionary. Get this from a library!

Observations on the fur seals of the Pribilof Islands: preliminary report. [David Starr Jordan; Leonhard Stejneger; Frederic A Lucas; Jefferson F Moser; Charles Haskins Townsend; George A Clark; Joseph Murray; United States. Department of the Treasury. Commission on Fur-Seal. Learn about Julie’s experience in the Pribilof Islands in this four-part blog series.

Part 1: the long wait for St. Paul, Alaska Days 1–5. My second trip to the Pribilof Islands is finally here! Last fall I went to St. Paul, one of four Pribilof Islands, to assist NMFS scientists conducting research on northern fur seals in their breeding.

The history, condition, and needs of the herd of fur seals resorting to the Pribilof islands, by D. S. Jordan and G. A. Clarkpt. II. Observations on the fur seals of the Pribilof islands, pt. III. Special papers relating to the fur seal and to the natural history of the Pribilof islandspt.

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