Moving pack ices used by females during summer for pupping and all individuals in winter for resting, and molting (MacDonald and Cook 2009). Males use secluded rocky shores and islands, beaches and coastal headlands for summer resting and molting sites. Does not haulout on shores with permanent human occupation (Richard and Campbell 1988).
MacDonald, S. O. and J. A. Cook. 2009. Recent Mammals of Alaska. University of Alaska Press, Fairbanks, AK.
Richard, P. R., and R. R. Campbell. 1988. Status of the Atlantic walrus, Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus, in Canada. Canadian Field-Nat. 102:337-350.