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Pacific Walrus Coastal Haulout Database 1852-2016

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We summarize available information on Pacific walrus haulouts from available reports, interviews with coastal residents and aviators, and personal observations of the authors. We provide this in the form of a georeferenced database that may be queried and displayed with standard geographic information system and database management software. The database contains 150 records of Pacific walrus haulouts, with a summary of basic characteristics on maximum haulout size, age-sex composition, season of use, and decade of most recent use. Citations to reports are provided as a bibliographic database.

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Author(s): Fischbach, A. S.; Kochnev, A. A.; Garlich-Miller, J. L.; Jay, C. V.

Suggested Citation:
Fischbach, A. S., Kochnev, A. A., Garlich-Miller, J. L. and Jay, C. V., 2016, Pacific Walrus Coastal Haulout Database 1852-2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7RX994P.

Referenced Publication(s):
Fischbach, A. S., A. A. Kochnev, J. L. Garlich-Miller, and C. V. Jay. 2016. Pacific walrus coastal haulout database, 1852-2016 - Background report. USGS Open-File Report 2016-1108, 27 p. doi:10.3133/ofr20161108


DataID: 74 | doi:10.5066/F7RX994P | Date Posted Online: 2016-07-18 | Last Updated: 2017-03-15 15:25:08