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Walrus group on sea ice in the Chukchi Sea

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Pacific walrus group hauled-out on sea ice in the Chukchi Sea. The photo was captured during a survey of the age structure of the population to evaluate population status. Observers assign each animal in a group to an age/sex category according to published criteria. USFWS Permit No. 33776D. 


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U.S. Geological Survey