Seal tagging

From: Phil Clapham (
Date: Wed Mar 27 2002 - 14:51:20 EST

Seals are usually tagged by glueing a tag onto their head or body. The
hair is shaved first (and usually the animal is anaesthetized first with
a dart or something similar - big seals are pretty nasty), then the tag
is applied. wrote:
> hello how do they tag the saeals?


Phillip J. Clapham, Ph.D. Large Whale Biology Program Northeast Fisheries Science Center 166 Water Street Woods Hole, MA 02543, U.S.A.

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