Seabird field assistants needed for the 75th expedition team to Marion Island (April 2018 to May 2019)
ALSA lists jobs on Marion Island
Southern elephant seal whiskers reveal the secrets of their diets...
Today, 15 October 2017, marks yet another birthday for the Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) on sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Every year on this day, the sealers (working for the Marion Island Marine Mammal Programme, otherwise known as the MIMMP) have one mission: to circumnavigate the entire island in one day to count every single elephant seal hauled out on every single beach!