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The bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus), also called the square flipper seal, is a medium-sized pinniped that is found in and near to the Arctic Ocean. It gets its ...

Bearded Seal Species Profile, Alaska Department of Fish and Game


General information about Bearded Seal in Alaska such as description, life history, range, habitat and more.

Bearded Seals, Erignathus barbatus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Bearded Seals, Erignathus barbatus, Mammalia, Carnivora, Phocidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding behaviors,  ...

Bearded Seal - the Seal Conservation Society!


So named because of their long whiskers, the ice-inhabiting bearded seals are found around Greenland, Hudson Bay, the Arctic Ocean and adjacent seas up to  ...

Bearded seal - Encyclopedia of Earth


Jun 30, 2010 ... The Bearded seal (also Square flipper seal; Scientific name: Erignathus barbatus ) is one of nineteen species of marine mammals in the family ...

Bearded Seal - Erignathus barbatus - NatureWorks


The bearded seal is a large seal that is 7-8 feet in length It is at its heaviest in heaviest during winter and early spring when it can weigh as much as 750 pounds.

Erignathus barbatus (Bearded Seal) - IUCN Red List


IUCN Evaluation of the Bearded Seals, Erignathus barbatus .... Bearded Seals reach the southern Bering Sea and Bristol Bay to the limit of seasonally ice ...

Bearded Seal Facts - Marine Life - About.com


The bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) gets its name from its thick, light-colored whiskers, which resemble a beard. These ice seals live in Arctic waters, often ...

Bearded Seal: The Animal Files


Main Characteristics Bearded Seals have a body length between 2.25 and 2.7 m (7.4 - 8.9 ft) and they weigh between 275 and 340 kgs (606 - 750 lbs).

Bearded Seal Vocalizations | Ocean Conservation ResearchOcean ...


Learn about the bearded seal, it's underwater vocalizations, and how it uses sound in the ocean to survive.

Bearded Seal
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Phocidae Genus: Erignathus
Species: Erignathus barbatus
The nonmigratory Bearded Seal is generally solitary outside the breeding season. Like the Ringed Seal, this species uses the claws of its fore flippers to keep breathing holes open in ice. The Bearded Seal eats bottom-dwelling... More »
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Bearded seal videos, photos and facts - Erignathus barbatus | ARKive


The largest of the Arctic phocids (the true seals), the bearded seal is typically light to dark grey, with a darker streak running down the middle of the back, and a ...

Bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) - National Marine Mammal ...


Bearded seals are solitary creatures and can be seen resting on ice flows with their heads facing downward into the water. This is so they can quickly escape ...

ADW: Erignathus barbatus: INFORMATION


Bearded seals, Erignathus barbatus, are found in the Arctic Ocean, where populations are geographically divided into two subspecies, E. barbatus barbatus and ...