Bearded seal on ice (IMAGE) University of Alaska Fairbanks Caption A bearded seal sits on the ice edge in Kotzebue Sound. Credit Photo by Jessie Lindsay, NMFS MMPA Permit No. 19309. Usage Restrictions Photo may only be used for stories related to this press release. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.