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Grey seal


The grey seal is found on both shores of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is a large seal of the family ... In Canada, it is typically seen in areas such as the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, the M...

ICES CM 2002/V:11

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grey seal population in the Gulf of St. Lawrence was matched by a decline in ... into population assessment models (e.g. Mohn and Bowen 1996: Fu et al. 2001).

C S A S S C C S - Pêches et Océans Canada


that harvest levels not exceed 2,100 grey seals in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Résumé. Les phoques ... 1997 (Bowen et al 2003) for an annual rate of increase of 12.8%. ..... G.B. Stenson, J.-F. Gosselin and V. Lesage for their help in the field and ...

Gray Seal (Halichoerus grypus grypus): Western ... - NOAA Fisheries


Apr 1, 2014 ... Gulf of St. Lawrence breeding colony due to years with poor ice condition (DFO 2013; Hammill et al. 2012). For. Sable Island the 2012 pup ...

Role of predation by harp seals Pagophilus groenlandicus in the ...


Mar 30, 2009 ... northern Gulf of St. Lawrence cod Gadus morhua ... enhanced vulnerability to predation (Dutil et al. ...... Effects of seal predation vs. fishing on.

Estimated Fish Consumption by Hooded Seals (Cystophora cristata ...


Key words: distribution, feeding, food, Gulf of St. Lawrence, hooded seals. J. Northw. Atl. Fish. Sci., Vol .... Lawrence in 1991 (Hammill et al., 1992) and in. 1994. The surveys ..... We thank V. Lesage and B. Sellars for help with the seal captures.

Feeding by grey seals in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and around ...


1997) and in areas where commercial stocks are quite low, predation by seals may slow their recovery (Bundy 2001,. Chouinard et al. 2005). Evaluating this im- .

C S A S S C C S - Magdalen Islands Seal Hunter Association


St. Lawrence cod by grey seals: bias, uncertainty and two proposed approaches. DFO .... small-scale movements vs. directed migratory movements; Austin et al.

Arctic Crashes: Harp Seals and Eskimos in Labrador and the Gulf of ...


Jul 22, 2015 ... Harp seals have been intertwined with human history ever since people began living ... 2014 Baffin/Labrador cruise of the M/V Cape Race ... and Greenland south to Newfoundland and the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence. .... has been found between Gulf ice and the North Atlantic Oscillation (Johnston et al.

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adult harp seals collected near the Magdalen. Islands in the Gulf of St. ... tibody technique described in Olson et al. (1997a). In cases ... seal pups from the St. Lawrence estuary, three 4- to ... Laren, 1979; V. Lesage, pers. comm.). Grey seals  ...

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Feeding by grey seals on endangered stocks of Atlantic cod and ...


Jul 21, 2014 ... These collapses were largely due to overfishing (Myers et al., 1997; ... In the southern Gulf of St Lawrence (sGSL, NAFO fishing zone 4T), the ..... Benoît H. P.,; Swain D. P.,; Bowen W. D.,; Breed G. A.,; Hammill M. O.,; Harvey V.

Exposing the grey seal as a major predator of harbour porpoises ...


Nov 26, 2014 ... The recent detection of grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) DNA in bite marks ..... Leopold MF,; et al. ... Swain DP,; Bowen W,; Breed GA,; Hammill MO,; Harvey V ... mortality in three fish species in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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relationship(s) among harbour, grey, hooded and harp seals and beluga whales. ... stagnant) (Smith & Epstein 1971, Osmond et al. 1981, ... Community structure in Estuary and Gulf of St Lawrence ..... nursing pups vs each of 2+ individuals,.