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Unformatted text preview: KPr iboliguel ands Commander IIsl and RobbenifI sland ands SanilM slands sl Bogosl of IIsl ur I sland Hypothesis: W ithin the North Pacific, large Fur Seal population sizes are found in warm ocean water (relative to the average ocean temperature of the North Pacific) Pribolif Islands – 52.6% Total Population: 1.1 million Population breakdown : 1 Amanda Diaz Commander Islands – 20.6 Robben Island – 11.5% Ku ril Islands – 10.2% Bogoslof – 4.5% San Miguel Island - .7% a re experiencing slightly warmer t emperatures than average. Relative to t he entire North Pacific, these waters are not among the warmest in the North Pacific, disproving my hypothesis. The Two-thirds of fur seals are located in the P ribolif and Commander Islands. These islands are both found in waters which warmest area fur seals are located is San M iguel Island, but the population size is only .7% of the total population. 2 Amanda Diaz ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2009 for the course NTRES 3220 taught by Professor Yavitt,j. during the Spring '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '09