Sea Ghosts

Expeditions:Sea Ghosts Gallery

The Ocean Futures Society Team traveled across the arctic on expedition for Sea Ghosts. Please click on the thumbnails to begin the slide show and be sure to visit both galleries!

The walrus has played a prominent role in the cultures of many indigenous Arctic peoples, who have hunted the walrus for its meat, fat, skin, tusks and bone. © Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

© Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

© Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

The Walrus is a relatively long-lived, social animal and is considered a keystone species in Arctic marine ecosystems. © Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Parasitic Jaeger. © Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Parasitic Jaegers usually have only one chick per year. They fake injuries in order to lure away potential predators. © Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Parasitic Jaeger. © Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Parasitic Jaeger. © Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Parasitic Jaeger chick. © Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society/KQED