Research

The Seal Conservancy has been documenting seal counts and flushing incidents at Casa Beach since September of 2012. We have published four volumes of harbor seal census data and related research about the Casa Beach rookery.  Our research is available at the links below:

View Seal Count Statistics in Real Time

High Counts of Seals on the Beach by Month, September 2012 to December 2016

Year to Year Comparison of Average Number of Seals on the Beach by Month, September 2012 to December 2016

Flushing Incidents, September 2012 to December 2016

Police Calls Down 82% when Casa Beach is Closed During Pupping Season

Summary of Calls for Police Service at Casa Beach During Pupping Season, 2008 – 2016

Seal-Related Calls to the San Diego Police Department, Jan 2011 – Dec 2016

Average Number of Seals Flushed Per Day, Rope vs No Rope

Casa Beach Harbor Seal Counts, January 1 – December 31, 2016

Casa Beach Harbor Seal Counts, May 18, 2014 to December 31, 2015

Casa Beach Harbor Seal Census September 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014

Casa Beach Harbor Seal Census September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013

Casa Beach Harbor Seal Births 2008 to 2016

Casa Beach Harbor Seal Flushing Incident Details September 1, 2012 to January 23, 2015

Total Number of Observation Points by Month and Year, September 2012 to December 2016

Harbor Seal Facts

Facts about the Casa Beach Rookery

Seal Viewing Tips for Visitors to Casa Beach

Harbor Seal Facts + Rookery Facts + Seal Viewing Tips

Facts about the California Sea Lion Starvation Crisis of 2013-2015