Weddell Seal (image) University of Minnesota Share Print E-Mail Caption Weddell seals are one of Antarctica's iconic species. By counting seals on satellite imagery, scientists hope to learn how fishing in the Ross Sea for Antarctic toothfish is affecting the number of seals and the entire ecosystem over time. Credit Michelle LaRue, University of Minnesota Usage Restrictions with photo credit Share Print E-Mail 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.