Status of the Caspian Seal in the Turkmen Sector

© 2021. E.A. Rustamov (1), A.A. Sherbina (2), A.V. Belousova (3), S.B. Mammedov (2).
(1) Chair of Coordinating Committee of Ramsar Regional Initiatives of Central Asia; e-mail:
(2) Khazar State Nature Reserve, Turkmenistan.
(3) All-Russian Research Institute for Environmental Protection, Moscow, Russia.

The Status of the Caspian Seal in the Turkmen Sector of the Caspian Sea, 2012-2021


The analysis of  the dynamic in the Caspian seal population abundance within the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea is carried out. The registration places, accounting data by seasons and years are shown. Limiting factors, causes for mortalities and conservation issues are discussed.

To download the scientific paper: Rustamov et al., 2021.

In the photo by P.I. Yerokhin a Caspian seal pup on Ogurjaly Island, the Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan, 2002.



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