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Cystophora cristata
Hooded Hood"ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. 3. Hood-shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. 4. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having the head conspicuously different in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds. (b) Having a hoodlike crest or prominence on the head or neck; as, the hooded seal; a hooded snake. Hooded crow, a European crow (Corvus cornix); -- called also hoody, dun crow, and royston crow. Hooded gull, the European black-headed pewit or gull. Hooded merganser. See Merganser. Hooded seal, a large North Atlantic seal (Cystophora cristata). The male has a large, inflatible, hoodlike sac upon the head. Called also hoodcap. Hooded sheldrake, the hooded merganser. See Merganser. Hooded snake. See Cobra de capello, Asp, Haje, etc. Hooded warbler, a small American warbler (Sylvania mitrata).
Cystophora crustata
Seal Seal (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG. selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj["a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo["o]l.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families Phocid[ae] and Otariid[ae]. Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and are found principally in the higher latitudes of both hemispheres. There are numerous species, bearing such popular names as sea lion, sea leopard, sea bear, or ursine seal, fur seal, and sea elephant. The bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus), the hooded seal (Cystophora crustata), and the ringed seal (Phoca f[oe]tida), are northern species. See also Eared seal, Harp seal, and Fur seal, under Eared, Harp, Monk, and Fur. Seals are much hunted for their skins and fur, and also for their oil, which in some species is very abundant. Harbor seal (Zo["o]l.), the common seal (Phoca vitulina). It inhabits both the North Atlantic and the North Pacific Ocean, and often ascends rivers; -- called also marbled seal, native seal, river seal, bay seal, land seal, sea calf, sea cat, sea dog, dotard, ranger, selchie, tangfish.

Meaning of Cystophora from wikipedia

- The hooded seal (Cystophora cristata) is a large phocid found only in the central and western North Atlantic, ranging from Svalbard in the east to the...
- Tripedalia cystophora is a small species of box jellyfish in the family Tripedaliidae. It is native to the Caribbean Sea and the Central Indo-Pacific....
- Cystophora cymodocea Cystophora distenda Cystophora expansa Cystophora fibrosa Cystophora gracilis Cystophora grevillei Cystophora harveyi Cystophora...
- Cystophora may refer to: Cystophora (alga), a brown algae genus in the family Sarg****aceae Cystophora (mammal), a seal genus in the family Phocidae This...
- Cystophora retroflexa is a brown alga species in the genus Cystophora. It found is found off the coasts of New Zealand and Australia. It is the type species...
- Cystophora Hooded seal (C. cristata) Erignathus Bearded seal (E. barbatus) Halic****us Grey seal (H. grypus) Histriophoca Ribbon seal (H. fasciata) Hydrurga...
- Cystophora Hooded seal (C. cristata) Erignathus Bearded seal (E. barbatus) Halic****us Grey seal (H. grypus) Histriophoca Ribbon seal (H. fasciata) Hydrurga...
- of Nutrition and Seafood Research. The species were the hooded seal (Cystophora cristata) and harp seal (Phagophilus groenlandicus). The specimens used...
- Cystophora Hooded seal (C. cristata) Erignathus Bearded seal (E. barbatus) Halic****us Grey seal (H. grypus) Histriophoca Ribbon seal (H. fasciata) Hydrurga...
- by Europeans.[citation needed] Marine mammals include the hooded seal (Cystophora cristata) as well as the grey seal (Halic****us grypus). Whales frequently...
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