Accession Number:

ADA037879

Title:

Seals in Shetland,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE FISHERIES AND FOOD LOWESTOFT (ENGLAND) FISHERIES LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-01-30

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The waters around Shetland have populations of both Common seals Phoca vitulina L. and Grey seals Halichoerus grypus Fab.. The status of Common seals and the results of the most recent survey are presented in the first half of this paper, and existing knowledge of the Grey seal population is discussed in the second part.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE