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The crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga or carcinophagus) is a true seal with a circumpolar distribution around the coast of Antarctica. They are medium- to ...

Crabeater seals - National Marine Mammal Laboratory


Crabeater seals are the most numerous of the world's seals. There are millions of crabeater seals. After the pups are born, a male will join and defend the female ...

Crabeater Seal - the Seal Conservation Society!


Crabeater seals are the most numerous pinniped species in the world and are curiously named since their major prey is not crabs but Antarctic krill. They are ...

Crabeater Seal - Sea World


Younger crabeater seals have small specks and webs of brown or dark gray over much of their dorsal side. Pups are grayish brown with very light scattered ...

Crabeater Seals - Lobodon carcinophagus - Antarctica fact file

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ADW: Lobodon carcinophaga: INFORMATION


The crabeater seal, Lobodon carcinophaga, is primarily found on the coast and pack ice of Antarctica. In the winter months, it may be found on the shores of ...

Crabeater Seals, Lobodon carcinophagus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Crabeater Seals, Lobodon carcinophagus, Mammalia, Carnivora, Phocidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Crabeater seal | TravelWild Expeditions


The crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga) is the most abundant seal species on Earth. Some scientists believe they are more numerous than all other seal ...

Crabeater Seals Look Like They Have Buzzsaws For Teeth


May 31, 2014 ... The scientific name for the crabeater seal, Lobodon carcinophaga, translates to " lobed-tooth crab-eater," and one look at its mouth tells you why ...

Lobodon carcinophaga (Crabeater Seal) - IUCN Red List


Range Description: The distribution of Crabeater Seals is tied to seasonal fluctuations of the pack ice. They can be found right up to the coast and ice shelves of ...

Crabeater Seal
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Phocidae Genus: Lobodon
Species: Lobodon carcinophagus
The Crabeater Seal, Lobodon carcinophagus, is one of the most remarkable, though least known, of the mammals of the world. Its population probably numbers between 15 and 40 million animals, making it one of the most abundant large... More »
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With an estimated population of around 15 million individuals, the crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga) is by far the most numerous pinniped and is possibly ...

Crabeater seals — Australian Antarctic Division


Aug 12, 2010 ... Crabeater seals have slender bodies and long snouts. Their fur ranges from dark brown to blonde, becoming lighter in summer. Males and ...

Crabeater Seal - Antarctica | Adaptations, Diet, Pictures & Facts


Crabeater Seals have a unique adaptation for feeding – they have evolved a sieve-like tooth structure that filter krill, somewhat like the baleens on Baleen ...