The Caribbean monk seal, West Indian seal or sea wolf Neomonachus tropicalis
(formerly Monachus tropicalis), was a species of seal native to the Caribbean ...
The Carribean monk seal had existed in the tropical waters of the West Indies for
thousands of years and was well known to the native islanders. It is the only ...
Caribbean monk seals had a fairly large and robust body, along with a distinctive
head and face. The head was rounded with an extended broad muzzle.
2014) have shown that molecular, morphological, and temporal divergence
between the Mediterranean and New World Monk Seals (Hawaiian and
Find out what's known about Caribbean Monk Seals, Monachus tropicalis,
Mammalia, Carnivora, Phocidae, including their world range and habitats,
Jun 9, 2008 ... Federal officials in the U.S. have confirmed what biologists have long thought:
The Caribbean monk seal has gone the way of the dodo.
Mar 3, 2010 ... Captive Caribbean monk seal of unknown sex at the New York Aquarium in ca.
1910. Specimen originally captured from either Arrecife´s ...
May 14, 2014 ... A newly released study focusing on an extinct species, the Caribbean monk seal
(Monachus tropicalis), has revealed just how evolutionarily ...
The last reliable records of this species are from 1952, when a small colony of
monk seals was observed on the Serranilla Bank, a group of tiny coral islands ...
May 6, 2011 ... The only known native seal to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, the
Caribbean monk seal was officially declared extinct as recently as ...