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Phoca vitulina
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.

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- The harbor (or harbour) seal (Phoca vitulina), also known as the common seal, is a true seal found along temperate and Arctic marine coastlines of the...
- Kandleria vitulina is a bacterium from the genus Kandleria isolated from calf rumen. Previously cl****ified as Lactobacillus vitulinus, it has been recl****ified...
- Porela vitulina is a moth of the family Lasiocampidae. It is known from Australia, including New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. The wingspan is...
- Until recently, Phoca largha has been considered a subspecies of Phoca vitulina but now is considered its own species. For this reason, the fossil history...
- The Ungava Seal (Phoca vitulina mellonae) is a subspecies of harbor seal, endemic to a small series of freshwater lakes in the Ungava Peninsula, located...
- long time ago. There is also a subspecies called the Ungava seal (Phoca vitulina mellonae) that comprises less than 300 individuals landlocked in the fresh...
- Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 29 January 2009.old-form url Phoca vitulina largha Pallas, 1811. Integrated Taxonomic Information System Saundry, Peter...
- seal (P. groenlandicus) Phoca Spotted seal (P. largha) Harbor seal (P. vitulina) Pusa Caspian seal (P. ca****a) Ringed seal (P. hispida) Baikal seal (P...
- mammals include the grey seal (Halic****us grypus) and harbour seal (Phoca vitulina). Many species of fish live in the ocean waters surrounding Iceland, and...
- and mating system of an aquatic-mating pinniped: the harbor seal, Phoca vitulina". Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61: 119–130. doi:10.1007/s00265-006-0242-9...
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