Radio Tagged Adult Female Walrus on Ice Floe

Image: Radio Tagged Adult Female Walrus on Ice Floe

Detailed Description

Adult female walrus on ice floe photographed shortly after receiving a behavior monitoring satellite-linked radio tag from USGS researchers. 

Data acquired from such radio-tags are providing insights on the distribution and behavior of Pacific walruses during a time when their summer sea ice habitat is rapidly changing.

Details

Image Dimensions: 4272 x 2848

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Eastern Chukchi Sea, AK, US