Walrus tracking in the Chukchi Sea 2013 - Last updated December 30, 2013.
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USGS Study Tracks Pacific Walrus, Observes Effects of Arctic Sea Ice Loss on Behavior - Press Release Nov. 14, 2012
A new film, "Tracking Pacific Walrus: Expedition to the Shrinking Chukchi Sea Ice," explores the walruses habitat and follows USGS researchers as they conduct their studies in the Arctic. The USGS-produced film contains exclusive footage of the large mammals in their natural habitat.
Monson, D. H., M. S. Udevitz, and C. V. Jay. 2013. Estimating age ratios and size of Pacific walrus herds on coastal haulouts using video imaging. PLoS One 8(7):e69806. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069806
Jay, C. V., A. S. Fischbach, and A. A. Kochnev. 2012. Walrus areas of use in the Chukchi Sea during sparse sea ice cover. Marine Ecology Progress Series 468:1-13. doi: 10.3354/meps10057
Walrus distribution maps doi: 10.5066/F7C24TC3
Sonsthagen, S. A., C. V. Jay, A. S. Fischbach, G. K. Sage, and S. L. Talbot. 2012. Spatial genetic structure and asymmetrical gene flow within the Pacific walrus. Journal of Mammalogy 93(6):1512-1524. doi: 10.1644/11-MAMM-A-344.1
Video of onshore walrus aggregation, Point Lay, Alaska, September 2010
Walrus Fact Sheet (Russian translation)