Image of the Day

2 / 365

ribbon seals

Curious ribbons

Researchers aboard the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy spotted these two ribbon seals — a mother and her fat pup — during an April 2009 cruise to study how climate change is affecting the delicately balanced ecosystem in the Bering Sea. Ribbon seals are often seen closer to Russia, which is on the western edge of the Bering Sea. (Photo by Chris Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


Image and Visual Licensing

Text, images, graphics and other material contained on this website are subject to copyright. For more information or to license material, please contact the WHOI Media Relations Office, or (508) 289-3340.

Explore Visual WHOI

Search multimedia database

License our Visuals