Notes on the marking of Atlantic Seals in Pembrokeshire.

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SUMMARY.

The requirements for marking Seals are considered and a method is described for applying rings to the fifth digit of the pes in the Atlantic Seal, by using special pliers.

The results of marking 176 Seals in 1968-3-4, on the Pembrokeshire coast, are given and show that, during the first, six months of the first year, moulterfi move as far north as Anglesey, west as far as the Wexford coast of Eire, and south to Cornwall and Brittany, as well as eastward up the Britsol Channel.

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